Erin Wyness

Biology 1210
Renee Dawson
25 Biology Questions
1. How is it possible for scientist to remove a DNA molecule from a
cell if it is so small. What tools do they use and how long does it
take?
2. Since mature red blood cells do not have a nucleus, do they still
have DNA? If not, are they still considered living?
3. Is there a book or organization responsible for keeping track of
all known living things? If so, how do they categorize and
confirm when new organisms are discovered?
4. Are steroids like testosterone and estrogen artificially made or
taken from a live organism when being used for medical
purposes?
5. Is there proof that organic foods are any better for our bodies?
6. How do diseases that start in animals begin to infect humans?
7. Where do cells get their extra mass from when they are growing
and dividing, especially during fetal development.
8. Is it possible to create or sort male sperm with a single sex
chromosome to ensure the sex of your baby?
9. Since everyone has a different genetic makeup, how do
geneticists know they have found the correct gene they are
looking for when they study the genome?
10.
When studies talk about “more connections being created
in the brain” is there an actual mass increase of the brain? Do
the brain cells grow or divide more to create these connections?

11. How can scientists tell if proteins are folded incorrectly? 13. Are test tube babies developmentally different than naturally conceived babies? 14. or something of the sort. etc)? 20. How/why do radioactive substances cause mutations and cancer? 12. Is it possible to splice the genes of two very different animals to create an odd hybrid? Ex: a bird/lizard mix. Is there a biological basis behind feelings of love? Does your body react differently and release certain hormones and neurotransmitters when you’re in love? Can feelings of love be artificially created by the use of chemicals or medications? 16. art. piercings. Are some people genetically predisposed to be better at certain activities (music. how are things like tattoos. Would it be possible to engineer a human from the gametes of a same sex couple so the child was genetically related to both parents? 23. What are “free radicals”? And are antioxidants actually important for maintaining your health? 15. and scars permanent? 21. How does cloning work? Has a human ever been cloned? 19. How many organisms have become extinct? Is there any way to recreate these extinct organisms from fossil material? . Is modern medicine preventing Natural Selection to work properly and lessening the chances of humans to evolve into better organisms? 18. Is it possible to genetically engineer a whole human from multiple people’s genes? 22. athletics. stretch marks. 17. If cells are constantly replacing themselves.

Is it possible to eat only fruit (frutarianism) and have enough nutrients for your cells to function properly? 25. Do all living organisms need water to survive? .24.

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