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Title
90
AskScience Panel of Scientists XVIII
1882
What’s the largest star system in number of planets?
3807
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?
514
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!
13
How does the cosmic microwave background persist? Why hasn't it been distorted and destroyed by new sources of energy pumping into space?
7
Can you use a normal (CMOS) camera for detecting scintillation?
46
How can brain cells cause tumours even though they can not multiply?
1575
Ask Anything Wednesday - Biology, Chemistry, Neuroscience, Medicine, Psychology
1125
What triggers beta particles to form, and for what reason can they not penetrate substantially thick aluminium?
3
What is the nonrenewable fuel cost to produce x quantity of electricity?
1238
If capacitance increases as distance between plates decreases, why aren't there very small 1F capacitors?
2
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?
3
How far back can you go before carbon dating becomes unreliable?
0
Why hasn't The Asteroid Belt formed a planet?
61
Do wild animals get physical addictions to substances?
7
Is there any evidence to suggest that biracial people are less susceptible to genetic diseases?
15
Is there any evidence that pornography is a public health risk?
3
What would hydrogen in metal form look like?
8
How fast does a sun blow up? Not as in life span, but say a supernova, how long would it take for the process to complete?
19
What causes the increased grip on paper when you lick your finger?
13
Would someone who got into an accident that put them into a coma for a couple of weeks still be addicted to a drug that they were addicted to prior to the accident? Why or why not?
2
Why are mercury salts a common first choice for heavy atom soaks in protein crystallography?
3
Why do you loose the coefficient when you differentiate ln(2x) and then integrate it to ln(x)?
3
Why does sleep deprivation and lack of sleep increase depression?
4
Can the effect of a "bunker buster" be accurately predicted, in relation to the target's compressive strength?
0
What are the basic units of measurement, IE time, distance, mass etc, that can be used to derive every other unit, such as joules, power, or magnetic force?
37153
Why is it that during winter it's not uncommon to have days with abnormally high temperature and summer-like weather, but in the summer it never drops to winter-like weather for a day?
34
How does Positron Emission Topography (PET) work?
3
What kind of sound do the stars make?
103
What happens to the spin of an electron when it leaves a nucleus?
2
Do genetics influence the way one's voice sounds?
2
Can someone explain my questions about the orbits of the James Webb Space Telescope?
8
How can we hear when someone is smiling?
9
What happens if a natural gas deposit in the ground ignites?
5
Is there anything that can bond to TRPV1 receptors that would completely or relatively dull capsaicin before ingesting it?
10
Do you burn the same number of calories during a given activity when you're fit as when you're unfit?
11
How does the Hubble Telescope take pictures?
1
How are defining mutations in haplogroups chosen?
4
What about the properties of bronze makes it good for musical instruments and bells?
1
How many cell layers thick is the human epidermis?
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: