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AskScience Panel of Scientists XVIII
550
AskScience AMA Series: I am Melinda Krahenbuhl and I am the director of the Reed Research Reactor, the only nuclear reactor operated primarily by undergraduate students. AMA!
8468
What elements are at genuine risk of running out and what are the implications of them running out?
269
Can you break sound barrier under water or any other material?
4021
What’s the largest star system in number of planets?
19
Why does plastic turn white at the creases when folded/bent?
3
How does thermal imaging work?
21
Do microwaves leave residual changes to molecules after heating?
4
Can a setup of hall engines provide enough thrust to keep a satellite stationary above earth?
2
Does the temperature have any (noticable) effect on air resistance?
6
How does a memristor work?
1
How does radiation poisoning work?
1
How is the height of the mountain measured?
3827
What is the effect, positive or negative, of receiving multiple immunizations at the same time; such as when the military goes through "shot lines" to receive all deployment related vaccines?
4
If a planet had a radius that was equal to the altitude of Earth’s geosynchronous orbit, but had the same mass and rotational period as the Earth now, would there be reduced or zero gravity on the surface?
1
What is lost and what is preserved in a particle collider?
8
Why does snow melt in the sunlight, even when the temperature outside is below freezing?
11
Mar's summer temperature can be 20 celsius. Could a human survive with just an oxygen mask?
2
Is there an altitude at which there is no longer a speed of sound?
0
How would a moving target affect the rate of nuclear fission vs a stationary target?
14
What would a spaceship moving at 0.9c firing lasers both in front of it and behind it look like to an external reference frame?
6
Does adiabatic warming occur when air descends in the Earth's polar cells?
24
How does the cosmic microwave background persist? Why hasn't it been distorted and destroyed by new sources of energy pumping into space?
6
How does cancer metastasis work?
7
Can a comet maintain an atmosphere?
1
How does RFID blocking material work?
0
Does the Meissner effect relate to Lenzs law?
9
Why hasn't The Asteroid Belt formed a planet?
10
Can you use a normal (CMOS) camera for detecting scintillation?
3
How do people know that the Island of Stability exists? And could there possibly be another "island" after it?
59
How can brain cells cause tumours even though they can not multiply?
7
How far back can you go before carbon dating becomes unreliable?
2
How does a computer process “simple” events?
1578
Ask Anything Wednesday - Biology, Chemistry, Neuroscience, Medicine, Psychology
3
What is the nonrenewable fuel cost to produce x quantity of electricity?
1132
What triggers beta particles to form, and for what reason can they not penetrate substantially thick aluminium?
0
What is the strongest a magnet could be?
1242
If capacitance increases as distance between plates decreases, why aren't there very small 1F capacitors?
0
What makes astronomers think life in general isn't possible on gas giants?
1
How applicable are Newtonian Physics in real life? Is it completely false or are there some concepts which can be used to accurately predict real-life situations?
1050
is it possible to move an object in circular motion using magnets?
4
What would hydrogen in metal form look like?
1 bananafishcatcher Username: /u/bananafishcatcher General field: Public Health Specific field: Precision Bioscience/Environmental Epigenetics Particular areas of research include DNA methylation, biomarkers, innovative lab techniques, study design, using research to address health disparities Education: Masters in Public Health, a researcher at an Ivy League university. Comments: [1] (https://www.reddit.com/r/AskScienceDiscussion/comments/7tphe6/any_resources_for_learning_to_read_medical/dti9vat/?context=0) [2] (https://www.reddit.com/r/AskScienceDiscussion/comments/7u23sl/do_we_really_need_to_use_soap_when_washing_dishes/dtiacrl/?context=0) [3] (https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7ty191/when_you_look_at_your_reflection_on_the_inside_of/dti9h56/?context=0) [4] (https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7uc08o/when_quantifying_gene_expression_why_analyze_rna/dtjzzme/)
1 RomanNumeralVI Username: /u/RomanNumeralVI General field: Biology Specific field: Ecology Particular areas of research include the recovery of endangered species (specific projects for bears, crustaceans, birds, reptiles, insects, bats, fishes, plant ecology) and recovery issues (specific projects including population dynamics, evolutionary history, trophic cascades, reintroductions and translocations, sensory capabilities, predation evolutionary pressures, invasive species, forest health and plant pathology, (entomology and mycology), pesticide and adverse electrochemical effects, Education: B.S. (1) Conservation of Natural Resources and (2) Genetics, M.S. Biological Sciences, and >42 years of academic and governmental experience working as an applied researcher and/or governmental natural resource manager. I was an adjunct professor in human physiology. Comments: [1]( <div class="reddit-embed" data-embed-media="www.redditmedia.com" data-embed-parent="false" data-embed-live="false" data-embed-uuid="0fc023aa-8ee8-46ba-943f-9ddb74b833b4" data-embed-created="2018-01-28T21:46:58.901Z"><a href="https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7s5d26/askscience_ama_series_i_am_a_biologist_studying/dtdjk4r/">Comment</a> from discussion <a href="https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7s5d26/askscience_ama_series_i_am_a_biologist_studying/">AskScience AMA Series: I am a biologist studying invertebrate vision, AMA!</a>.</div><script async src="https://www.redditstatic.com/comment-embed.js"></script>) [2]( <div class="reddit-embed" data-embed-media="www.redditmedia.com" data-embed-parent="false" data-embed-live="false" data-embed-uuid="952341a2-4460-4867-8044-4c76232f5f43" data-embed-created="2018-01-28T21:48:00.052Z"><a href="https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7s5d26/askscience_ama_series_i_am_a_biologist_studying/dtdjt7h/">Comment</a> from discussion <a href="https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7s5d26/askscience_ama_series_i_am_a_biologist_studying/">AskScience AMA Series: I am a biologist studying invertebrate vision, AMA!</a>.</div><script async src="https://www.redditstatic.com/comment-embed.js"></script>) [3]( <div class="reddit-embed" data-embed-media="www.redditmedia.com" data-embed-parent="false" data-embed-live="false" data-embed-uuid="f63ad09d-c718-4a84-b281-f9e99f393205" data-embed-created="2018-01-28T21:49:29.325Z"><a href="https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7s5d26/askscience_ama_series_i_am_a_biologist_studying/dtdjw16/">Comment</a> from discussion <a href="https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7s5d26/askscience_ama_series_i_am_a_biologist_studying/">AskScience AMA Series: I am a biologist studying invertebrate vision, AMA!</a>.</div><script async src="https://www.redditstatic.com/comment-embed.js"></script>)
2 FractureMechanist Username: /u/FractureMechanist General field: Mechanical Engineering Specific field: Fracture Mechanics Particular area of interest and research is acceleration driven (dynamic) fracture and high rate compressive failure of brittle materials, specifically piezoelectrics, but i also have general engineering and physics knowledge and a recreational interest in theoretical physics (FTL, time travel, all that good stuff). Education: BS and MS in mechanical engineering, working on a PhD in dynamic fracture mechanics (in my 2nd year), 6 years of combine undergraduate and graduate (both masters and PhD) level research on multiple projects. Comments: [1](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7fo6oy/why_does_glass_break_so_fast/dqh3bg9/?context=0), [2](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/71pabc/is_it_possible_to_crackshatter_a_quartz_or_any/dpfj0bj/?context=1), [3](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7kd83x/how_are_drill_bits_that_make_drill_bits_made_and/drg0w55/?context=1), [4](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7kd83x/how_are_drill_bits_that_make_drill_bits_made_and/drg0bjs/?context=1), [5](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7kj1br/a_5_foot_section_of_railroad_rail_does_not_seem/drfzixk/?context=0), [6] (https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7ovnpw/comment/dstrkyv), [7](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7ev8ln/what_changes_when_you_break_the_sound_barrier/dqajmiy/?context=1), [8](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7afk09/why_do_our_bones_regenerate/dpal00p/?context=2). EDIT: i do know how to count but comment 5 is doe some reason not showing up. EDIT 2: fixed it. Formatting issue when i used a bracket instead of parenthasis
1 EvanDrMadness Username: /u/evandrmadness General field: Astrophysics Specific field: Instrumentation Particular areas of research include X-ray instrumentation, X-ray detector development and characterization Education: MA in Astrophysics, currently working toward my PhD in Astrophysics. Comments: [1](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7qrxs9/how_do_we_know_a_black_holes_rotate_and_why_would/dssq4li/), [2](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7odnoc/can_we_convert_mass_into_energy/ds91qni/), [3](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7nkia8/special_relativity_concept_n_number_of_spaceships/ds4rlex/), [4](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7np21q/why_are_asteroids_so_fast/ds3mmco/)
1 orthopod username: /u/orthopod General field: Medicine Specific Field: Orthopaedic Surgery Particular area of research Bone tumors, trauma, infections Education: MD with 2 additional years fellowship after 5 years of Orthopaedic surgery residency [1](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7qhoz3/how_can_people_sever_entire_legs_and_survive_the/dsqfysk/) [2](https://www.reddit.com/r/pics/comments/7p6epv/the_one_legged_crew/dsf56io/) [3](https://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/7n4tn9/what_did_somebody_say_that_made_you_think_this/drzyeet/) [4](https://www.reddit.com/r/offbeat/comments/7jlin4/surgeon_admits_marking_his_initials_on_the_livers/dr7sbgx/) [5](https://www.reddit.com/r/medicine/comments/7ih0gz/people_who_order_sed_rates_why/dr085mh/) [6](https://www.reddit.com/r/doctorsthatgame/comments/7hcuds/article_exploring_the_experience_complex_vs/dqr2jk1/) [7](https://www.reddit.com/r/fatlogic/comments/7hcxs9/this_is_christina_from_my_600_lb_life_shes_been/dqq6fxi/) [8](https://www.reddit.com/r/science/comments/7gp1rf/medical_xrays_are_one_of_the_largest_sources_of/dqlsf8j/) [9](https://www.reddit.com/r/changemyview/comments/7fcklc/cmv_athletes_who_developed_as_men_should_not_be/dqbagip/) [10](https://www.reddit.com/r/WTF/comments/1u2w4m/this_is_what_my_friends_dads_ankle_has_looked/cee10p4/) [11](https://www.reddit.com/r/interestingasfuck/comments/6fxzgh/orang_asli_negritos_natural_feet_from_lifetime_of/dim875r/) [12](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/1ms7ke/if_a_6_183cm_person_is_11_taller_than_a_55_165cm/ccce0a9/) [13](https://www.reddit.com/r/medicine/comments/712pg7/lady_gaga_has_fibromyalgia/dn85qcf/)
1 Labisch Username /u/Labisch General field: Planetary Sciences Specific field: Environmental Engineering | Water Treatment Research: PCB compounds in Lake Superior Fish, Mercury Bio-accumulation, Airborne particle back-trajectory calculation Education: Undergraduate student, 1-yr of research, working towards masters in Environmental Engineering Comments: none yet really, will update as they come.
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3 guicrith Username: guicrith General field: Programming Specific field: Emulator Development Research: Dynamic Recompilers, Memory Mapping, Embedded Hardware Education: 5 years of emulator development, Member of RetroArch Comments: [1](https://www.reddit.com/r/emulation/comments/7dqu1t/how_does_console_backwards_compatibly_work/dq20rqj/) [2](https://www.reddit.com/r/emulation/comments/7dtyw5/is_it_possible_to_load_high_quality_music_into/dq206p1/) [3](https://www.reddit.com/r/emulation/comments/78si6a/is_an_fmv_replacerinjector_for_psx_feasible/dox3zw7/)
1 jwaves11 Username: /u/jwaves11 General field: Earth Sciences Specific field: Biogeochemical Oceanography Research interests: Stable isotope biogeochemistry, Atlantic meridional overturning circulation, ocean-climate dynamics Education: [Past] MS Environmental Science, [Current] first-year PhD student in Earth Sciences Comments: [1](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7lnn0y/is_hydrogen_radioactive_and_if_yes_why/drqcak8/?context=3) [2](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7lq2j5/how_does_carbon_footprint_is_calculated/drqchor/?context=3) [3](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7mg3qp/why_are_all_snowflakes_different_and_how_are_they/druerny/?context=3) I am also flaired on /r/science and /r/climate_science, relatively new to this sub though. Thanks in advance.
1 AnophelineSwarm Username /u/AnophelineSwarm General field: Biology Specific field: Vector Biology Research: mosquito biology, vector-pathogen interactions, mosquito physiology, genetics, gene editing technologies Education: PhD student, researching in-field ~3 years, BS Biology & Insect Science Comments: [1](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7mavjg/do_mosquitoes_have_any_significant_role_to_play/drsvf0r/) [2](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7lv0ze/is_a_trees_photosynthetic_efficiency_affected_by/drq4pv8/) [3](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7lpzut/what_exactly_is_personalised_medicine/drobq66/) and a non-AskScience [bonus](https://www.reddit.com/r/insects/comments/5if0f5/are_3host_ticks_better_vectors_for_pathogens_than/db83lpv/) of similar trend
1 VictorVenema Username: /u/VictorVenema General field: Planetary Sciences Specific field: Climatology Particular areas of research include the quality of station data. Education: MA in Physics, PhD in Electrical Engineering, researcher for two decades on observing clouds, radiative transfer, stochastic modelling, downscaling, NWP and climate data quality. Comments: [1](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/6ub81x/why_isnt_humidity_the_same_for_the_same/dlrkghw/), [2](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/6zepy1/do_cows_produce_a_significant_amount_of/dmux64s/), [3](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/6zepy1/do_cows_produce_a_significant_amount_of/dmuxe45/), [4](https://www.reddit.com/r/AskScienceDiscussion/comments/7eu15l/what_are_the_best_science_shows_on_youtube_that/dqanxqh/) (None really show much expertise. Better comments to be found on /r/science or /r/climate.)
1 Chewbaqa Username: Chewbaqa Area of expertise: Biology/Anthropology/Bioinformatics Education: M.Sc. Student in biological Anthropology and Applied bioinformatics Experience: Work in molecular biology lab and mouse laboratory
3 7LeagueBoots Username: /u/7LeagueBoots General field: Biology or Planetary Sciences Specific field: Natural Resources/Ecology (this is my flair in r/science) Particular areas of research include ecology, environmental conservation, wildlife conservation, environmental change, evolution. Education: MS in Ecology, currently director of an environmental conservation NGO. Comments: [1](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/75l0g5/which_animalsthings_crossed_the_bering_strait/do7rxqj/), [2](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/6xbxzb/why_are_trees_in_the_sahara_flat_and_wide/dmeyyz9/), [3](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7anmrd/what_significant_differences_are_there_between/dpbwwvy/), [4](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/6xly1w/what_was_the_weather_like_in_northern_parts_13000/dmhvtlj/).
1 rmateus Username: /u/rmateus General field: Decision Analysis Specific field: Multicriteria value measurement and mathematical programming Particular areas of research include multicriteria analysis, optimization, tender evaluation, data science Education: Litentiate in Industrial Engineering, MSc in Operations Research, PhD in Engineering and Management, researcher for several years Comments:
1 0 bananafishcatcher Username: /u/bananafishcatcher General field: Public Health Specific field: Precision Bioscience/Environmental Epigenetics Particular areas of research include DNA methylation, biomarkers, innovative lab techniques, study design, using research to address health disparities Education: Masters in Public Health, a researcher at an Ivy League university. Comments: [1] (https://www.reddit.com/r/AskScienceDiscussion/comments/7tphe6/any_resources_for_learning_to_read_medical/dti9vat/?context=0) [2] (https://www.reddit.com/r/AskScienceDiscussion/comments/7u23sl/do_we_really_need_to_use_soap_when_washing_dishes/dtiacrl/?context=0) [3] (https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7ty191/when_you_look_at_your_reflection_on_the_inside_of/dti9h56/?context=0) [4] (https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7uc08o/when_quantifying_gene_expression_why_analyze_rna/dtjzzme/)
1 0 ElliotTheYokel Username: /u/ElliotTheYokel General field: Biology Specific field: Mechanobiology Research area: Liver fibrosis Education: BSc in Molecular Cell Biology; PhD in Mechanistic Biology Comments: [1](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7tipxf/what_drives_the_movement_of_things_like_motor/dtdqn1z/?context=3) [2](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7suvmq/regarding_the_recent_successful_cloning_of/dtdmgg0/?context=0) [3](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7tjudy/how_does_the_mitochondrial_dna_get_copied/dtdizng/?context=0) [4](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7tkhrw/do_the_good_bacteria_in_probiotic_drinks_and/dtdjgtm/)
1 0 RomanNumeralVI Username: /u/RomanNumeralVI General field: Biology Specific field: Ecology Particular areas of research include the recovery of endangered species (specific projects for bears, crustaceans, birds, reptiles, insects, bats, fishes, plant ecology) and recovery issues (specific projects including population dynamics, evolutionary history, trophic cascades, reintroductions and translocations, sensory capabilities, predation evolutionary pressures, invasive species, forest health and plant pathology, (entomology and mycology), pesticide and adverse electrochemical effects, Education: B.S. (1) Conservation of Natural Resources and (2) Genetics, M.S. Biological Sciences, and >42 years of academic and governmental experience working as an applied researcher and/or governmental natural resource manager. I was an adjunct professor in human physiology. Comments: [1]( <div class="reddit-embed" data-embed-media="www.redditmedia.com" data-embed-parent="false" data-embed-live="false" data-embed-uuid="0fc023aa-8ee8-46ba-943f-9ddb74b833b4" data-embed-created="2018-01-28T21:46:58.901Z"><a href="https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7s5d26/askscience_ama_series_i_am_a_biologist_studying/dtdjk4r/">Comment</a> from discussion <a href="https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7s5d26/askscience_ama_series_i_am_a_biologist_studying/">AskScience AMA Series: I am a biologist studying invertebrate vision, AMA!</a>.</div><script async src="https://www.redditstatic.com/comment-embed.js"></script>) [2]( <div class="reddit-embed" data-embed-media="www.redditmedia.com" data-embed-parent="false" data-embed-live="false" data-embed-uuid="952341a2-4460-4867-8044-4c76232f5f43" data-embed-created="2018-01-28T21:48:00.052Z"><a href="https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7s5d26/askscience_ama_series_i_am_a_biologist_studying/dtdjt7h/">Comment</a> from discussion <a href="https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7s5d26/askscience_ama_series_i_am_a_biologist_studying/">AskScience AMA Series: I am a biologist studying invertebrate vision, AMA!</a>.</div><script async src="https://www.redditstatic.com/comment-embed.js"></script>) [3]( <div class="reddit-embed" data-embed-media="www.redditmedia.com" data-embed-parent="false" data-embed-live="false" data-embed-uuid="f63ad09d-c718-4a84-b281-f9e99f393205" data-embed-created="2018-01-28T21:49:29.325Z"><a href="https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7s5d26/askscience_ama_series_i_am_a_biologist_studying/dtdjw16/">Comment</a> from discussion <a href="https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7s5d26/askscience_ama_series_i_am_a_biologist_studying/">AskScience AMA Series: I am a biologist studying invertebrate vision, AMA!</a>.</div><script async src="https://www.redditstatic.com/comment-embed.js"></script>)
1 0 efrique Username: /u/efrique General field: Mathematics Specific field: Statistics Research areas include forecasting, Bayesian statistics. Education: PhD in statistics, working in various research roles for more than 30 years. Relevant AskScience comments: [1](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7qmmg9/how_exactly_do_we_determine_or_calculate_the/dsr4zma/) [2](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/6y93j8/if_you_were_to_randomly_find_a_playing_card_on/dmmg35w/) [3](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/6vih4h/what_is_the_probability_of_the_number_3_being_the/dm6q5a9/) [4](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7mbdvi/if_i_have_an_infinitely_large_bag_containing_an/dt1e84q/)
2 0 FractureMechanist Username: /u/FractureMechanist General field: Mechanical Engineering Specific field: Fracture Mechanics Particular area of interest and research is acceleration driven (dynamic) fracture and high rate compressive failure of brittle materials, specifically piezoelectrics, but i also have general engineering and physics knowledge and a recreational interest in theoretical physics (FTL, time travel, all that good stuff). Education: BS and MS in mechanical engineering, working on a PhD in dynamic fracture mechanics (in my 2nd year), 6 years of combine undergraduate and graduate (both masters and PhD) level research on multiple projects. Comments: [1](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7fo6oy/why_does_glass_break_so_fast/dqh3bg9/?context=0), [2](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/71pabc/is_it_possible_to_crackshatter_a_quartz_or_any/dpfj0bj/?context=1), [3](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7kd83x/how_are_drill_bits_that_make_drill_bits_made_and/drg0w55/?context=1), [4](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7kd83x/how_are_drill_bits_that_make_drill_bits_made_and/drg0bjs/?context=1), [5](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7kj1br/a_5_foot_section_of_railroad_rail_does_not_seem/drfzixk/?context=0), [6] (https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7ovnpw/comment/dstrkyv), [7](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7ev8ln/what_changes_when_you_break_the_sound_barrier/dqajmiy/?context=1), [8](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7afk09/why_do_our_bones_regenerate/dpal00p/?context=2). EDIT: i do know how to count but comment 5 is doe some reason not showing up. EDIT 2: fixed it. Formatting issue when i used a bracket instead of parenthasis
1 0 EvanDrMadness Username: /u/evandrmadness General field: Astrophysics Specific field: Instrumentation Particular areas of research include X-ray instrumentation, X-ray detector development and characterization Education: MA in Astrophysics, currently working toward my PhD in Astrophysics. Comments: [1](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7qrxs9/how_do_we_know_a_black_holes_rotate_and_why_would/dssq4li/), [2](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7odnoc/can_we_convert_mass_into_energy/ds91qni/), [3](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7nkia8/special_relativity_concept_n_number_of_spaceships/ds4rlex/), [4](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7np21q/why_are_asteroids_so_fast/ds3mmco/)
1 0 orthopod username: /u/orthopod General field: Medicine Specific Field: Orthopaedic Surgery Particular area of research Bone tumors, trauma, infections Education: MD with 2 additional years fellowship after 5 years of Orthopaedic surgery residency [1](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7qhoz3/how_can_people_sever_entire_legs_and_survive_the/dsqfysk/) [2](https://www.reddit.com/r/pics/comments/7p6epv/the_one_legged_crew/dsf56io/) [3](https://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/7n4tn9/what_did_somebody_say_that_made_you_think_this/drzyeet/) [4](https://www.reddit.com/r/offbeat/comments/7jlin4/surgeon_admits_marking_his_initials_on_the_livers/dr7sbgx/) [5](https://www.reddit.com/r/medicine/comments/7ih0gz/people_who_order_sed_rates_why/dr085mh/) [6](https://www.reddit.com/r/doctorsthatgame/comments/7hcuds/article_exploring_the_experience_complex_vs/dqr2jk1/) [7](https://www.reddit.com/r/fatlogic/comments/7hcxs9/this_is_christina_from_my_600_lb_life_shes_been/dqq6fxi/) [8](https://www.reddit.com/r/science/comments/7gp1rf/medical_xrays_are_one_of_the_largest_sources_of/dqlsf8j/) [9](https://www.reddit.com/r/changemyview/comments/7fcklc/cmv_athletes_who_developed_as_men_should_not_be/dqbagip/) [10](https://www.reddit.com/r/WTF/comments/1u2w4m/this_is_what_my_friends_dads_ankle_has_looked/cee10p4/) [11](https://www.reddit.com/r/interestingasfuck/comments/6fxzgh/orang_asli_negritos_natural_feet_from_lifetime_of/dim875r/) [12](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/1ms7ke/if_a_6_183cm_person_is_11_taller_than_a_55_165cm/ccce0a9/) [13](https://www.reddit.com/r/medicine/comments/712pg7/lady_gaga_has_fibromyalgia/dn85qcf/)
1 0 Labisch Username /u/Labisch General field: Planetary Sciences Specific field: Environmental Engineering | Water Treatment Research: PCB compounds in Lake Superior Fish, Mercury Bio-accumulation, Airborne particle back-trajectory calculation Education: Undergraduate student, 1-yr of research, working towards masters in Environmental Engineering Comments: none yet really, will update as they come.
3 0 DarwinZDF42 Username: DarwinZDF42 General Field: Biology Specific Field: Evolutionary biology, genetics, virology Research: virus evolution, evolution of viral codon bias, phylogenetics Education: PhD, genetics and microbiology Comments: [1](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/6ldl7z/do_bees_or_house_flies_have_to_individual_trigger/djt40am/), [2](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/6dsg94/why_do_we_find_c14_in_diamonds/di57kjw/), [3](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/4l26at/how_has_life_affected_what_the_earth_looks_like/d3k2b44/), [4](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/6u2l13/can_statisticians_control_for_people_lying_on/dlpk34z/), [5](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7o1cv6/how_do_we_differentiate_species_based_on_genetics/ds6ky3f/).
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3 0 guicrith Username: guicrith General field: Programming Specific field: Emulator Development Research: Dynamic Recompilers, Memory Mapping, Embedded Hardware Education: 5 years of emulator development, Member of RetroArch Comments: [1](https://www.reddit.com/r/emulation/comments/7dqu1t/how_does_console_backwards_compatibly_work/dq20rqj/) [2](https://www.reddit.com/r/emulation/comments/7dtyw5/is_it_possible_to_load_high_quality_music_into/dq206p1/) [3](https://www.reddit.com/r/emulation/comments/78si6a/is_an_fmv_replacerinjector_for_psx_feasible/dox3zw7/)
1 0 jwaves11 Username: /u/jwaves11 General field: Earth Sciences Specific field: Biogeochemical Oceanography Research interests: Stable isotope biogeochemistry, Atlantic meridional overturning circulation, ocean-climate dynamics Education: [Past] MS Environmental Science, [Current] first-year PhD student in Earth Sciences Comments: [1](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7lnn0y/is_hydrogen_radioactive_and_if_yes_why/drqcak8/?context=3) [2](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7lq2j5/how_does_carbon_footprint_is_calculated/drqchor/?context=3) [3](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7mg3qp/why_are_all_snowflakes_different_and_how_are_they/druerny/?context=3) I am also flaired on /r/science and /r/climate_science, relatively new to this sub though. Thanks in advance.
1 0 AnophelineSwarm Username /u/AnophelineSwarm General field: Biology Specific field: Vector Biology Research: mosquito biology, vector-pathogen interactions, mosquito physiology, genetics, gene editing technologies Education: PhD student, researching in-field ~3 years, BS Biology & Insect Science Comments: [1](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7mavjg/do_mosquitoes_have_any_significant_role_to_play/drsvf0r/) [2](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7lv0ze/is_a_trees_photosynthetic_efficiency_affected_by/drq4pv8/) [3](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7lpzut/what_exactly_is_personalised_medicine/drobq66/) and a non-AskScience [bonus](https://www.reddit.com/r/insects/comments/5if0f5/are_3host_ticks_better_vectors_for_pathogens_than/db83lpv/) of similar trend
1 0 NeurosciGuy15 Username: /u/NeurosciGuy15. General field: Neuroscience. Specific field: Addiction, Visual Neuroscience Particular areas of (current) research include circuitry changes during addiction and (previously) visual neuroscience. Education: BS, Biotechnology, current neuroscience PhD student (2 year). Comments: [1](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7m2hl8/how_will_a_twisted_eyeball_affect_my_vision/drsbabq/) , [2](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7k8lnk/is_there_any_difference_between_vertical_or/drd4yme/) , [3](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7l56sb/how_much_bandwidth_does_the_spinal_cord_have/drjyia5/) , [4](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7ghdla/what_is_eye_dilation_and_what_is_it_really_doing/dqjcyqz/) , [5](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7fqbcw/is_the_longest_neuron_in_the_human_body_visible/dqe4r3l/)
1 0 VictorVenema Username: /u/VictorVenema General field: Planetary Sciences Specific field: Climatology Particular areas of research include the quality of station data. Education: MA in Physics, PhD in Electrical Engineering, researcher for two decades on observing clouds, radiative transfer, stochastic modelling, downscaling, NWP and climate data quality. Comments: [1](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/6ub81x/why_isnt_humidity_the_same_for_the_same/dlrkghw/), [2](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/6zepy1/do_cows_produce_a_significant_amount_of/dmux64s/), [3](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/6zepy1/do_cows_produce_a_significant_amount_of/dmuxe45/), [4](https://www.reddit.com/r/AskScienceDiscussion/comments/7eu15l/what_are_the_best_science_shows_on_youtube_that/dqanxqh/) (None really show much expertise. Better comments to be found on /r/science or /r/climate.)
1 0 Chewbaqa Username: Chewbaqa Area of expertise: Biology/Anthropology/Bioinformatics Education: M.Sc. Student in biological Anthropology and Applied bioinformatics Experience: Work in molecular biology lab and mouse laboratory
3 0 7LeagueBoots Username: /u/7LeagueBoots General field: Biology or Planetary Sciences Specific field: Natural Resources/Ecology (this is my flair in r/science) Particular areas of research include ecology, environmental conservation, wildlife conservation, environmental change, evolution. Education: MS in Ecology, currently director of an environmental conservation NGO. Comments: [1](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/75l0g5/which_animalsthings_crossed_the_bering_strait/do7rxqj/), [2](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/6xbxzb/why_are_trees_in_the_sahara_flat_and_wide/dmeyyz9/), [3](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/7anmrd/what_significant_differences_are_there_between/dpbwwvy/), [4](https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/6xly1w/what_was_the_weather_like_in_northern_parts_13000/dmhvtlj/).
1 0 rmateus Username: /u/rmateus General field: Decision Analysis Specific field: Multicriteria value measurement and mathematical programming Particular areas of research include multicriteria analysis, optimization, tender evaluation, data science Education: Litentiate in Industrial Engineering, MSc in Operations Research, PhD in Engineering and Management, researcher for several years Comments: