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by dlambert
Thu Dec 10, 2009 3:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Name a random science fact!
Replies: 12
Views: 11738

Animals can naturally explode "Natural animal explosions can occur for a variety of reasons. On 2004, a buildup of gas inside a decomposing sperm whale, measuring 17 meters (56 ft.) long and weighing 50 tons, caused it to burst in Taiwan. The explosion was reported to have splattered blood and ...
by dlambert
Thu Dec 10, 2009 3:04 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: How does it know?
Replies: 15
Views: 10970

how can the whole cell function based on charges, i mean there has to be signaling confusion, you can only have so many differnt kinds of charges. but i guess that is the thing about science, it is suposed to be mind boggling. just one thing that i noticed a few times was what i think is a misuse of...
by dlambert
Wed Dec 09, 2009 4:44 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: How does it know?
Replies: 15
Views: 10970

How does it know?

Hi everyone, this is a general question that I've been wondering about for a while now (humor me, I'm a nerd) How does a protein or anything made in the cell "know" where to go. For these molecules, the cell is a huge place, I just can't imagine how a these things get to where they need to...
by dlambert
Wed Dec 09, 2009 4:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Name a random science fact!
Replies: 12
Views: 11738

Re: Name a random science fact!

I don't know if it is true, but it would be awesome if it were


A notch in a tree will remain the same distance from the ground as the tree grows.
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