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I am a native speaker of Russian, born and living in Russia. I enjoy reading books and science news, both in Russian and English, and listening to music.

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Why are there so many languages? With native lang

There are six to seven thousand languages in the world, the wide range being accounted for by the fact that it is not clear what to call ...
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Jul 19, 2019 06:00
athlonusm

Why 36.6 (97.9)? With native lang

Humans, as well as all mammals and birds, are warm-blooded creatures. In spite of that, however, the vast majority of species (for exampl...
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Jul 11, 2019 06:09
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The teeth grow when under pressure With native lang

The teeth emerge in about the sixth month after birth, and at the age of eight or so a child's set of teeth is replaced with an adult...
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Jul 3, 2019 04:02
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The brain optimum With native lang

The larger the brain, the more neurons and neural networks it has. Since [the?] cognitive skills depend on the brain's ability to for...
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May 25, 2019 05:37
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Cancer cells' flexibility has been used against them by turning them into fat cells With native lang

Cancer cells are flexible: they can react to outer signals and take on a non-specialized form in which they spread throughout the body, c...
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Apr 25, 2019 05:27
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Всегда спасибо вам за помощь! :-)
Chiara
Alexey is such a helpful study partner! He corrected so many of my posts and he always checks the original text with native language - which truly few take the time to do!