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Body of water

The part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean); they invaded our territorial waters; they were sitting by the waters edge.


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Humans Natural Habitat/Optimal Environment

... eyes of fish because these contain the greatest quantity of non-salty water - something they presumably lack whilst at sea. Your craving for citrus fruits may reflect your body's desire for vitamin C or some other compound, but once this is sated your craving ...

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by Babybel56
Tue Mar 04, 2014 6:04 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Humans Natural Habitat/Optimal Environment
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Reasons why spontaneous human combustion is impossible?

... I know, fires caused by radiators are caused by electric radiators, not water/oil filled ones. Especially the water-filled radiators rarely cause ... you probably could not ignite even gasoline with that and b) the human body lacks good material for burning, mostly because we are so "wet". ...

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by biohazard
Mon Dec 09, 2013 11:30 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Reasons why spontaneous human combustion is impossible?
Replies: 10
Views: 3852

Reasons why spontaneous human combustion is impossible?

... is invalid. If something catches fire on the radiator, it's because the water is hot. While the water in your body has 37°C and must be heated up, which requires about 7 kJ, as I calculated above. 2) as ...

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by JackBean
Fri Dec 06, 2013 10:01 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Reasons why spontaneous human combustion is impossible?
Replies: 10
Views: 3852

Reasons why spontaneous human combustion is impossible?

... the H+ leakage in mitochondria (brown adipose tissue). However, human body contains only small amount of ATP at a moment, although it burns like ... important. If you have 70 kg person, he or she contains about 42 kg of water. The specific heat capacity of water is ~4200 J/kg.°C. If that person ...

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by JackBean
Wed Dec 04, 2013 9:41 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Reasons why spontaneous human combustion is impossible?
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Views: 3852

Reasons why spontaneous human combustion is impossible?

... to cause combustion. 2. We don't have chemicals (as I know) in our body that can cause sudden combustion. 3. We are more than 60% water- and like I stated, our body heat is not so much.

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by 1357
Mon Dec 02, 2013 8:06 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Reasons why spontaneous human combustion is impossible?
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