2016 Summer Hiatus Challenge - Round 1, Day 3

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2016 Summer Hiatus Challenge - Round 1, Day 3

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Today, the second category is by Woof, who will automatically receive 45 points for the category. Thank you, Woof!

On we go.

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STATE CAPITAL NAME'S THE SAME
Each correct response will be the name of a non-capital settlement in the given state that is the same as a name of one of the 50 U.S. state capitals.

2: Massachusetts: this village where Giles Corey was pressed to death in 1692 during the witch hunts.

4: South Carolina: 2nd most populous city, where nine were murdered at Mother Emanuel AME Church in June 2015.

6: Massachusetts: this site of an April 19, 1775 battle.

8: Wyoming: this community of 8,647 named for a mountain man, not a President (we're telling the "hole" truth).

10: Massachusetts: this southwestern Massachusetts city where James Naismith invented basketball in 1891.

GENETICS
By Woof.

3: Transcription converts the information encoded in DNA into a complementary sequence in the "messenger" type of this molecule.

6: This 19th century monk's study of inheritance in pea plants started the field of genetics.

9: This term refers to an organism that has two identical copies of a gene that specifies some trait (e.g.. blond hair).

12: The 1983 Nobel Prize in Medicine was awarded to this woman who discovered genetic transposition during her studies of maize genetics.

15: The 1978 Nobel Prize in Medicine was awarded for the discovery of this class of DNA-cutting proteins, enabling genetic engineering.

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STATE CAPITAL NAME'S THE SAME
Each correct response will be the name of a non-capital settlement in the given state that is the same as a name of one of the 50 U.S. state capitals.

2: Massachusetts: this village where Giles Corey was pressed to death in 1692 during the witch hunts.
SALEM

4: South Carolina: 2nd most populous city, where nine were murdered at Mother Emanuel AME Church in June 2015.
CHARLESTON

6: Massachusetts: this site of an April 19, 1775 battle.
CONCORD

8: Wyoming: this community of 8,647 named for a mountain man, not a President (we're telling the "hole" truth).
JACKSON

10: Massachusetts: this southwestern Massachusetts city where James Naismith invented basketball in 1891.
SPRINGFIELD

GENETICS
By Woof.

3: Transcription converts the information encoded in DNA into a complementary sequence in the "messenger" type of this molecule.
RNA (RIBONUCLEIC ACID)

6: This 19th century monk's study of inheritance in pea plants started the field of genetics.
(GREGOR) MENDEL

9: This term refers to an organism that has two identical copies of a gene that specifies some trait (e.g.. blond hair).
HOMOZYGOUS or HOMOZYGOTE

12: The 1983 Nobel Prize in Medicine was awarded to this woman who discovered genetic transposition during her studies of maize genetics.
(BARBARA) MCCLINTOCK

15: The 1978 Nobel Prize in Medicine was awarded for the discovery of this class of DNA-cutting proteins, enabling genetic engineering.
RESTRICTION ENZYMES
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2: Salem
4: Charleston
6: Concord
8: Jackson
10: Springfield

3: RNA
6: Mendel
9: Homozygous
12: ()
15: ()

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2: Salem
4: Charleston
6: Concord
8: Jackson (Hole)
10: Springfield

3: RNA
6: Mendel
9: Homozygous?
12: clam
15: Polymerase?

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2: Salem
4: Columbus
6: Concord
8: Jackson
10:

3: RNA
6: Mendel
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2: Salem
4: Charleston
6: Concord
8: Jackson
10: Springfield

3: RNA
6: Mendel
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2: Salem
4: Charleston
6: Concord
8: Jackson
10: Springfield


3: RNA
6: Mendel
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2: Salem
4: Charleston
6: Concord
8: Jackson
10: Springfield

3: RNA
6: Mendel
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STATE CAPITAL NAME'S THE SAME


2: Salem

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GENETICS


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6: Gregor Mendel

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2: Salem
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8: Jefferson City
10: Springfield

3: RNA
6: MENDELL
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2: Where is Salem?
4: Where is Charleston?
6: Where is Concord?
8: Where is Jackson?
10: Where is Springfield?

3: What is RNA?
6: Who is Mendel?
9: What is homozygous?
12: Who is McClintock? (thanks, LL)
15: I should clam this, but since I'm so far behind the other B rundlers, I'll go out on a limb and say What are stop codons?

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2: What is Salem?
4: What is Charleston?
6: Who is Concord?
8: What is Jackson?
10: What is Springfield?

3: What is a protein?
6: Who is Mendel?
9: CLAM
12: CLAM
15: CLAM

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2: Salem
4: Charleston
6: Concord
8: Jackson
10: Springfield

3: RNA
6: Mendel
9: heterozygous
12: —
15: —
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2: Salem
4: Columbia
6: Concord
8:Jackson
10: Springfield

3: RNA
6: Mendel
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State Capital Name's The Same
2: Salem
4: Charleston
6: Concord
8: Jackson (Hole)
10: Springfield

Genetics
3: RNA
6: Mendel
9: Diploid
12: McClintock
15: CLAM (Would have guessed recombinant)

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2. Salem
4. Charleston
6. Concord
8. Jackson Hole
10. Springfield

3. RNA
6. Gregor Mendel
9. recessive
12. clam
15. clam

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2: Salem
4: Charleston
6: Concord
8: Jackson
10: Springfield

3: RNA
6: Mendel
9: Homozygous
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