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Epigenetics[edit]

This interrelated series of articles is one of the most disoriented, contradictory and factually compromised sets that I've encountered on our project in quite some time. Moreover, the overlapping nature of content and lack of adequately unambiguous central navigation is confusing, even for someone who has existing familiarity with the general topic. I'm not certain of how much available manpower WikiProject Biology has to offer at the moment, but I'd like to get the ball rolling on a collaborative effort of some sort.   — C M B J   04:56, 15 November 2011 (UTC)

Wikipedia talk:Articles for creation/18A (peptide)[edit]

Dear biologists: This old draft was not submitted until now because of bad formatting. Is this a notable topic? —Anne Delong (talk) 09:10, 22 May 2014 (UTC)

The draft was declined as not having enough context. Is it worth improving? Or should it be let go? —Anne Delong (talk) 15:31, 7 August 2014 (UTC)
Never mind. I realize that I have already had an opinion that this is non-notable on my talk page. —Anne Delong (talk) 15:36, 7 August 2014 (UTC)

Expert input required on Template:Primitive fishes[edit]

The template is under discussion at TfD and expert opinion is welcome.--cyclopiaspeak! 16:10, 26 May 2014 (UTC)

A similar issue is present at Wikipedia:Categories_for_discussion/Log/2014_May_29#Category:Primitive_fishes. Input welcome there as well. --cyclopiaspeak! 17:37, 29 May 2014 (UTC)

AfC submission - 05/06[edit]

Draft:Simultaneously extracted metals/Acid-volatile sulfide. FoCuSandLeArN (talk) 21:47, 5 June 2014 (UTC)

Draft:Epigenetics of partner preference[edit]

Hello again biologists! This AfC submission is up for review right now if anyone would like to review it or provide guidance for another reviewer. —Anne Delong (talk) 19:50, 8 June 2014 (UTC)

Science by press release in Neonicotinoid article[edit]

Please see this posting on RSN. Jytdog (talk) 12:28, 1 July 2014 (UTC)

Wikipedia talk:Articles for creation/Epigenetic Sexual Differentiation of the Brain[edit]

Dear biology experts: Should this old AfC submission be kept, or deleted as a stale draft? —Anne Delong (talk) 17:09, 1 July 2014 (UTC)

Outline of biophysics[edit]

FYI, "Outline of biophysics" has been requested to be renamed to Biophysical techniques; for the discussion, see talk:Outline of biophysics -- 65.94.169.222 (talk) 08:49, 27 July 2014 (UTC)

Wikipedia talk:Articles for creation/Burghardt Wittig[edit]

Dear biologists: This old AfC submissions seems to me to be about a notable professor. Perhaps someone familiar with this field could provide an opinion. —Anne Delong (talk) 03:28, 7 August 2014 (UTC)

Ionizing Radiation at levels of Interior of ISS not instantly lethal to life on surface of Mars[edit]

Note: I have removed a huge mass of unreadable material, all written by the same editor except one brief comment. Flooding this page with a monologue is not going to accomplish anything. If the material is restored, I will ask for administrator intervention. Looie496 (talk) 15:24, 11 August 2014 (UTC)

Sorry about that. In a nutshell, I just wanted to say that the Life on Mars article should mention the research described in this video (as well as in his paper) by Nilton Renno, notable member of the Curiosity Rover Team - his "swimming pools for bacteria" were widely reported recently and it is undoubtedly notable according to the criteria of Wikipedia.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iLWv9UGwjdE

The article also used to have a paragraph explaining how present day life on the surface of Mars is compatible with ionizing radiation. It would be good to restore this paragraph, which you can see here:
https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Life_on_Mars&oldid=556292054#Cosmic_radiation
Background information: Curiosity measured 0.076 Grays per year on the surface of Mars during solar maximum. And Chroococcidiopsis, the most radioresistant Mars analogue microbe we have can recover from 5,000 Grays. 0.076 << 5,000.
The professor is an expert on Mars surface conditions, BTW, he operates the REMS weather station on Curiosity.
Please someone fix it. It's an "Open and Shut Case I can't do anything myself, and don't want to go to moderation, for the reasons explained before in the now removed section of this talk page.

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Is this short enough? Thanks! Robert Walker (talk) 18:52, 11 August 2014 (UTC)
Monologues and introduction of biased, fringe and OR are the hallmark of user Robert Walker in all articles related to life on Mars. Beware. Cheers, BatteryIncluded (talk) 18:56, 11 August 2014 (UTC)
@Robertinventor: It's self evident from what you have written here that you are engaging in OR to come to the conclusion that you have. I don't think that continuing to post here is going to persuade anyone that you are correct and I'd advise you to stop. SmartSE (talk) 10:17, 12 August 2014 (UTC)
Okay, I'll stop Robert Walker (talk) 12:07, 12 August 2014 (UTC)

gonad[edit]

The usage of "gonad" is under discussion, see talk:Human gonad -- 65.94.169.222 (talk) 07:18, 14 August 2014 (UTC)