Recent Homework Questions About Biology
Describe the RNA world hypothesis, and discuss specific evidence that supports this scientific hypothesis. i know part of it is The RNA world hypothesis proposes that self replicating ribonucleic acid molecules were precursors to current life. but i dont know the evidence part.
Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at 4:44pm
1.Oparin and Haldane hypothesized that the Earth's early atmosphere was strongly (2 points) acidic. oxidizing. reducing. ~~ ionic. 2.The most significant outcome of the Miller and Urey experiments was that they (2 points) synthesized living cells from nonliving matter. ...
Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at 4:06pm
Explain why a single base deletion could be potentially more damaging to protein synthesis than a deletion of three consecutive bases confined to one triplet
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 8:29pm
One in every 685 children born in the chicoutimi area of quebec province has tyrosinemia. It is cause by having two copies of the receissive allele. Under the assumptions of Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium, calculate the value of q required to produce this proportion of afflicted ...
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 7:10pm
For each of the four major classes of organic compounds, identify the subunits. Describe the general process by which all of these subunits are joined together to form larger molecules.
Monday, September 10, 2012 at 10:24am
I have a math question for my cell biology class. A molecule exchanges places with its neighbor every 10^-7 seconds. It will diffuse from one end of a 2 micrometer cell to the other in 1second. Ok now I have a 6M x 6M room filled with 4cm ping pong balls. I have to determine ...
Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 5:40pm
Damaraland mole-rats are relatives of naked mole-rats. In their clans, too nonbreeding individuals of both sexes cooperatively assist one breeding par. Even so, breeding individuals in wild Damaraland mole-rat colonies usually are unrelated, and few suboordianes move up in the...
Monday, September 3, 2012 at 8:57pm
Down syndrome or trisomy 21, in humans is caused by an extra copy of relatively small chromosome 21. if a male with down syndrome could have children what is the likelihood that his children will also have down syndrome? a. 0 b. 25 c.50 d. 75 e. 100
Monday, September 3, 2012 at 5:57pm
4.3. In a certain college town, 27.5 percent of the students failed Mathematics (Math), 19.8 percent failed Biology (Bio), and 11 percent failed both Math and Bio. A student is selected at random. Let A represent the event of failing Math, so that A' is the probability of ...
Sunday, September 2, 2012 at 11:32pm
When you eat a salad with lettuce, croutons, hard-boiled egg, bacon bits, and salad dressing, which one of those components will pass through your body with the least digestion? Why?
Monday, August 27, 2012 at 4:08pm
1. Which of the following is the definition of ecology? the social movement with a goal to protect the environment the recycling of human-made materials to reduce waste going into landfills the study of interactions among organisms and between organisms and their environment ...
Friday, August 24, 2012 at 4:06pm
Suppose you plant a seed and observe that a tree of large mass grows from it. The tree achieves a final mass that changes very little for years afterward. Which of the following is true about the tree? (1 point) Both anabolic and catabolic reactions took place in the seed and ...
Friday, August 24, 2012 at 2:38pm
1. Prior to sowing rice,a legume crop was cultivated and ploughed back in the field,why? Explain. 2. What is a flower?Describe the parts of a typical angiosperm flower. 3. Write zoological name of the following: (a)Elephant (b)Lion. 4. "There is clear division of labour ...
Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at 12:57am
1.What is the % concentration of oil in the first, second, and third trophic levels in our food chain? 2.How did the concentration of oil change from one trophic level to the next? 3.How does the change in concentration represent biomagnification? 4.How does this also ...
Thursday, August 9, 2012 at 9:27am
Explain the importance of an arthropods exoskeleton. In your explanation, be sure to address how is it able to grow tens of times larger than it was at birth, even though it has an exoskeleton. Also discuss at least two benefits of an exoskeleton as well as how the ...
Monday, August 6, 2012 at 7:43am
Hi, I was wondering if I answered this question correctly #1-Two kinds of cell-transport are used in the process that forms ATP. Name the two types of transport and describe how they take place. Electron transport is not a form of cell transport. #1- I think the passive and ...
Friday, August 3, 2012 at 8:11pm
If trypsin and chymotrypsin become activated within the pancreas and then are released in their active forms into the bloodstream, why would this represent a potentially life-threatening situation?
Tuesday, July 31, 2012 at 5:23pm
Describe the processes of transcription and translation and correctly identify the anticodon for the following DNA template strand-ACG TGG GCA TGA ACG TGG. Which amino acids do these anticodon represent?
Thursday, July 26, 2012 at 9:34pm
A 56 year old obese male is rushed to the ER via ambulance. The EMS team reports he was found non- responsive and in shock. Additionally, they note he has a stiff rigid abdomen and can feel a large lump near the midline. Upon questioning, his wife explained that her husband ...
Monday, July 16, 2012 at 11:00pm
If the line for 60 captured is extended downward to zero percent error, what fraction of the total population would this represent? (Compare the actual number in the can to the extrapolated number on your graph.) What more information do I need to provide to get an answer?
Sunday, July 15, 2012 at 6:16pm
A trip to a different stream which had 30 fish marked at an earlier time produced 20 captured fish but none were recaptured with fish tags. Can you estimate the number of fish in this stream? Explain your answer.
Sunday, July 15, 2012 at 6:10pm
Discuss two lifestyle factors (one for bone and one for muscle) that affect the growth, development, size and/or healing (positively or negatively of the tissue. Also state whether the factor can lead to a disease or disorder of the tissue.
Sunday, July 15, 2012 at 3:23pm
Choose ALL that represent quantitative data. the amount of time you spend studying each week your street address how many years you have owned your car the company that you use for cell phone service the number of people who live with you your score on the last MAT 115 test my...
Thursday, July 12, 2012 at 9:23pm
An instructor for a college biology lab has each of her 12 students (you are one of those 12 students) take their own SRS of 25 plants from an experimental field. She lets you know that the heights (measured in cm) of the plants in the field follow a N(50,4) distribution. a. ...
Wednesday, July 11, 2012 at 10:03pm
The digestive, circulatory, respiratory, immune, and excretory systems all work together to maintain homeostasis. Discuss how a minor malfunction in one of these systems could lead to major malfunctions in others. If methods were developed to improve the efficiency and ...
Monday, June 25, 2012 at 6:23pm
The function / effectiveness of an enzyme can be disabled by the slightest change in the sequence of its proteins. What prevents an enzyme from performing its functions in the event that its protein sequence is changed?
Thursday, June 21, 2012 at 9:01am
When a grouse eats berries, the berry seed are eliminated as waste materials and may be dropped in another part of the forest where they may sprout and eventually grow into new berry plants. How would you classify the symbiotic relationship between the berry plant and the ...
Thursday, June 21, 2012 at 8:47am
Is Wind Power Green? I am writing a paper and I need to put together an outline of my final paper. I would just like to know if the following paragraph I have put together can serve as a thesis statement? "The idea that the world is reaching a possible peak in oil ...
Sunday, June 17, 2012 at 4:49pm
Can you please show me how to answer this question using C1V1=C2V2 A scientist receives a vial containing a protein at at concentration of 35mg/ml and is asked to add 0.25ml of it to 6.75mls of Biuret solution. What is the concentration of protein in the Biuret solution in mg/ml?
Sunday, June 17, 2012 at 10:34am
Which of the following are three common characteristics of echinoderms? A tube feet, circulatory system, body symmetry B marine-dwellers, endoskeletons, water-vascular system C bilateral symmetry, ossicles, respiratory system D mouths, protosomes, body symmetry is it C...
Thursday, June 14, 2012 at 4:32pm
Growth by cell division that makes both ends of a plant longer but not wider is called A secondary growth. B annual ring growth. C vascular growth. D primary growth. is it D? thanks
Wednesday, June 13, 2012 at 12:12pm
Could you please check scientific English in this short dissertation? Thank you, Ms. Sue. 1) Conrad Waddington introduced the term epigenetics in the early 1940s. He defined epigenetics as the branch of biology which studies the causal interactions between genes ...
Thursday, June 7, 2012 at 6:52pm