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by biostudent84
Wed Jan 04, 2006 5:07 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Hunger?
Replies: 34
Views: 24947

Hunger is your brain inducing a feeling in your stomach area telling you "hey, your body needs food." Different people have different brains. And the signals from the brain are slightly different.
by biostudent84
Wed Jan 04, 2006 5:05 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: oranges, no seeds.
Replies: 3
Views: 4644

Correct. What is normally done is that the seeds of seeded fruit is genetically altered to produce seedless crop. After this crop grows, another seeded crop must be altered to produce a second seeded crop.
by biostudent84
Fri Dec 16, 2005 9:53 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: viruses entering cells
Replies: 7
Views: 6362

When learning about how Viruses get their genetic material into the cell, the bacteriophage is usually used to show one way. m The "feet" of the bacteriophage (shown in the picture) rest on the cell membrane. Then the "legs" have the virus "sit down" to press the Tail Pins into the membrane. Then th...
by biostudent84
Wed Dec 14, 2005 8:29 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: how the brain works?
Replies: 8
Views: 5962

Re: Brain Transplants

MrMistery wrote:
Nemi wrote:Oh and MrMistery, I think you spelled colors wrong.


Even though my english is very far from perfect, i did know how to spell colors, i just wasn't paying attention.


I make type-o's all the time ;)
by biostudent84
Wed Dec 14, 2005 8:23 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: how the brain works?
Replies: 8
Views: 5962

mithrilhack wrote:Yes, there is no brain switching, only body switches.

I also don't like your generalization about how half the diseases stem from the brain.


Perhaps he was saying that the most common cause of death (old age) was the result of neural deterioriation.
by biostudent84
Tue Dec 13, 2005 6:21 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: how the brain works?
Replies: 8
Views: 5962

Re: Brain Transplants

You know that if brain transplants were possible there wouldn't be half the diseases there are today because, most disease are in the brain. Wouldn't you think that if it was possible to detach the brain stem to switch with another person you would have there memories? Isn't that crazy!? What do yo...
by biostudent84
Tue Dec 13, 2005 8:13 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: yawn
Replies: 7
Views: 5001

What you are experiencing when you feel the need to yawn when you see others yawn is called "social facilitation." Social facilitation is a process by which one member of a population does something, the rest do the same thing. This is also experienced when you see someone throwing up. You get the f...
by biostudent84
Sun Dec 11, 2005 7:05 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Sweat....?
Replies: 2
Views: 2894

Re: Sweat....?

new_guy wrote:.......
How does sweat is produced....please show the step "simplely" or easy to understand......(just imagine that I'm 7 years old)


Your body produces sweat in little sweat glands. Sweating cools your body down, and these sweat glands are specially made to make sweat.
by biostudent84
Sat Dec 10, 2005 7:10 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Migrene
Replies: 7
Views: 5958

This should help you:

http://www.webmd.com/content/article/4/1680_51678.htm

Migranes stink :(
by biostudent84
Wed Dec 07, 2005 1:21 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Blood from the anus
Replies: 16
Views: 90144

hurly wrote:Thanks, but none have answered my question. Is this common for normal people. I know it's not healthy due to bacteria infections etc?


No. This is not a common condition. Perhaps you should see a health professional.
by biostudent84
Wed Dec 07, 2005 1:20 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Masturbation & Health
Replies: 15
Views: 28221

mithrilhack wrote:Are you sure? I thought the body recycles it


No. It's released while the male sleeps, during what is commonly called a "wet dream"
by biostudent84
Mon Dec 05, 2005 4:49 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Red lips
Replies: 9
Views: 12241

Some people use vaseline instead of lip balm.