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Forum: TR Embassy and Animal Shelter 05-20-2016, 09:23 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 8,880
Posted By Monad
Interestingly one of the few errors David...

Interestingly one of the few errors David Attenborough made (in Life of Mammals) was to call them 'dogs'.
Forum: TR Embassy and Animal Shelter 05-20-2016, 09:20 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 8,880
Posted By Monad
It's supposedly a banded linsang (according to...

It's supposedly a banded linsang (according to the link) but I think that is wrong and it's actually a spotted one. In the banded the spots kindof merge in places (although both species have a banded...
Forum: TR Embassy and Animal Shelter 05-20-2016, 09:16 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 8,880
Posted By Monad
civit?[/QUOTE] Linsang - sister group to...

civit?[/QUOTE]

Linsang - sister group to cats and probably what their ancestors looked like
Forum: TR Embassy and Animal Shelter 05-19-2016, 10:02 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 8,880
Posted By Monad
http://zooinstitutes.com/zoosrating/Images/1339.jp...

http://zooinstitutes.com/zoosrating/Images/1339.jpg
Forum: Politics and Current Affairs 05-12-2016, 04:23 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 4,693
Posted By Monad
Just goes to show there are always more ways a...

Just goes to show there are always more ways a piece of shit can be a piece of shit.
Forum: Life Science Discussions 05-07-2016, 08:02 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,774
Posted By Monad
That's not the point, it shows firstly that it...

That's not the point, it shows firstly that it can persist in a range of non cyprinid species and secondly if it can infect fish as unrelated as carp and sturgeon what's to stop it infecting other...
Forum: Life Science Discussions 05-06-2016, 11:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,774
Posted By Monad
The paper I linked to showed the virus persisting...

The paper I linked to showed the virus persisting in a number of species including several invertebrates but without causing disease - and also a risk to Sturgeon which are completely unrelated -...
Forum: Life Science Discussions 05-06-2016, 08:42 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,774
Posted By Monad
don't let waterbirds land in your koi pond...

don't let waterbirds land in your koi pond either, yo[/QUOTE]

I'm sure the Australian government must have 'carefully researched' and discounted that possibility.
Forum: Life Science Discussions 05-05-2016, 10:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,116
Posted By Monad
Looks like I was right about antibody dependent...

Looks like I was right about antibody dependent enhancement - only it's even worse, antibodies to dengue can enhance Zika infection and possibly also the risk of Guillain-Barré syndrome:
...
Forum: Life Science Discussions 05-05-2016, 09:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,774
Posted By Monad
also check out table one - Table 1 - Organisms...

also check out table one - Table 1 - Organisms tested for CyHV-3 infection.

https://veterinaryresearch.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1297-9716-44-85

this is bonkers
Forum: Life Science Discussions 05-05-2016, 08:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,774
Posted By Monad
And so could the fish Herpes if it adapts to...

And so could the fish Herpes if it adapts to other native fish.
Forum: Life Science Discussions 05-02-2016, 02:13 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 4,683
Posted By Monad
Makes no difference. You did not find it and...

Makes no difference.
You did not find it and present it in time.[/QUOTE]
Well, it makes no difference to the bet.
But of course it would still be interesting, no matter when it was reported.
That...
Forum: Politics and Current Affairs 04-30-2016, 10:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 722
Posted By Monad
I thought the job was about cheering on the home...

I thought the job was about cheering on the home team? It has become something about looks and athleticism but there's no reason why it has to be based on that, why not have cheerleaders who just...
Forum: Life Science Discussions 04-29-2016, 05:43 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 4,683
Posted By Monad
That doesn't sound like error checking to me, how...

That doesn't sound like error checking to me, how can you have error checking at a population level? It sounds like selection.[/QUOTE]

Well keep reading then ... go on to post #3 ... and focus on...
Forum: Life Science Discussions 04-29-2016, 08:46 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 4,683
Posted By Monad
Also not sure what this means: That...

Also not sure what this means:



That doesn't sound like error checking to me, how can you have error checking at a population level? It sounds like selection.
Forum: Life Science Discussions 04-29-2016, 08:44 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 4,683
Posted By Monad
Technically HIV isn't a RNA virus anyway because...

Technically HIV isn't a RNA virus anyway because it uses DNA at some point in its life cycle; it's a retrovirus.
Forum: Life Science Discussions 04-26-2016, 12:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 806
Posted By Monad
Maybe the industry needs to get people interested...

Maybe the industry needs to get people interested in eating more capons? Then they will only need to get murdered when they are old enough to really appreciate it (after being castrated several...
Forum: Life Science Discussions 04-25-2016, 09:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 27,778
Posted By Monad
Incredible

Incredible
Forum: Politics and Current Affairs 04-24-2016, 03:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 440
Posted By Monad
Elementary: My dear Watson

Elementary: My dear Watson
Forum: Arts and Entertainment 04-22-2016, 07:30 AM
Replies: 824
Views: 35,462
Posted By Monad
No, I'll check it out though.

No, I'll check it out though.
Forum: Arts and Entertainment 04-21-2016, 10:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,598
Posted By Monad
:(

:(
Forum: Politics and Current Affairs 04-17-2016, 03:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 342
Posted By Monad
This is politics - moved

This is politics - moved
Forum: Life Science Discussions 04-16-2016, 02:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 351
Posted By Monad
Very big

Very big
Forum: Life Science Discussions 04-13-2016, 05:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 930
Posted By Monad
Yes, it seems to affect brain processes. But...

Yes, it seems to affect brain processes.

But we knew that.

I'm not sure it tells us that the brain is "drawing on regions not typically involved".

Or rather, I baulk at "drawing on".

I'm...
Forum: Life Science Discussions 04-12-2016, 08:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 930
Posted By Monad
Don't trip alone.

Don't trip alone.
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