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UV Reflective Staining

Hello, I wanted to conduct a process of elimination to find out what ingested chemicals would cause staining to both hair and fingernails to make them reflect (or 'glow' under) UV light. The reason I want to find this out is because a friend of mine's fingernails (up to about halfway, ...

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by JoshuaFlynn
Tue Mar 13, 2012 7:39 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: UV Reflective Staining
Replies: 9
Views: 8902

The Keyhole Paradox: Challenging universal common descent.

... They all have a common attribute, and that is the fact that they are all barbed with numerous, small spikes that are of a similar substance to a fingernail. The barbs on the penis provide the required physical stimulation for ovulation in cat females. It is also thought by some that the penis-barbs ...

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by irtree
Tue Feb 07, 2012 12:02 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: The Keyhole Paradox: Challenging universal common descent.
Replies: 5
Views: 6644

What plant are these from?

... from? They're lightweight, woody, and seem to be hollow in sections. The rest of the innards are like a strong, hard foam (can't dent it with a fingernail). They look like they've been bleached or sandblasted. Many are more twisted than shown in the photo, and the root-like areas are gnarled ...

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by hilla
Mon Dec 20, 2010 1:37 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: What plant are these from?
Replies: 1
Views: 2041

how many genetically different eggs could be formed?

... :) How many genetically different eggs could be formed by women with the following genotypes? (a/a is albino;b/b is brown eyes;c/c curled fingernail; d/d is deaf) ? a) A/a, b/b, C/C, D/D =2 b) A/A, B/b, C/c, d/d =4 c) A/a, B/b, c/c, D/d =8 d) A/a, B/b, C/c, D/d =16 our teacher gave these ...

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by bradpitta
Thu Apr 19, 2007 6:52 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: how many genetically different eggs could be formed?
Replies: 3
Views: 4923

A Monkey's Uncle

... What if it doesn’t matter because it is no loss whatsoever to DNA? Are you at all concerned by the follicle loss from a haircut or those fingernail parings? If, as I contend, DNA were simply one entity, one planet-engulfing organism then such things as wars and animal extinctions wouldn’t ...

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by narrowstaircase
Wed Mar 14, 2007 3:46 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: A Monkey's Uncle
Replies: 26
Views: 62723
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