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by BrentElmer
Fri Aug 07, 2015 11:27 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: botox=botulinum?
Replies: 9
Views: 14906

Re: botox=botulinum?

amoebapower wrote:isnt botox the virus that causes botulism? whats up with that? isn't it dangerous to inject people with a potentially harmful bacteria? or is it a virus? well one or the other its still dangerous


i think you have been misguided about botox
by BrentElmer
Fri Jan 30, 2015 7:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bio Research Paper Writing
Replies: 3
Views: 28352

Re: Bio Research Paper Writing

An objective of organizing a research paper is to allow people to read your work selectively. When I research a topic, I may be interested in just the methods, a specific result, the interpretation, or perhaps I just want to see a summary of the paper to determine if it is relevant to my study. To t...
by BrentElmer
Fri Jan 30, 2015 7:11 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: 6 fingers
Replies: 8
Views: 22518

Re:

See: m so 1) likely a mutation (or one of your parent was having a 6th finger and had it removed and for some reason chose not to tell or ignore it) 2) 50% chance of them having it 3) It would be stupid to do it by yourself, but if you are not satisfied by your first surgery, go see a doctor to see...
by BrentElmer
Fri Jan 30, 2015 7:10 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: 6 fingers
Replies: 8
Views: 22518

Re: 6 fingers

The presence of an extra sixth finger or toe, a very common congenital malformation (birth defect). This condition is called hexadactyly. The word hexadactyly literally means six digits. In medical usage, hexadactyly does not specify whether the six digits are fingers or toes (although in Greek &quo...