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1. to beget; to procreate; to propagate; to produce (a being similar to the parent); to engender; as, every animal generates its own species.

2. to cause to be; to bring into life.

3. to originate, especially by a vital or chemical process; to produce; to cause. Whatever generates a quantity of good chyle must likewise generate milk. (Arbuthnot)

4. (Science: mathematics) to trace out, as a line, figure, or solid, by the motion of a point or a magnitude of inferior order.

Origin: L. Generatus, p. P. Of generare to generate, fr. Genus. See genus, gender.

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Food to ATP energy?

... internet afterwards (such as this one http://www.healthvalue.net/mitochondrial_energy.html), I have found it says that just one mole of ATP can generate 8000 calories! My question is how the human body can need and spend so little calories, but create so much energy in the form of ATP (1 billion ...

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by Viktor
Fri Jun 27, 2014 10:50 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Food to ATP energy?
Replies: 2
Views: 1699


... for how shc happens is a metabolic runaway event or a chemical reaction. the nerves produce small currents but even though small those currents generate some heat and a short-circuit of the nervous system is thought of as another possible cause for the source of heat .

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by Coelacanth
Fri Jan 03, 2014 1:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Help! I'm freaking out so badly please answer this!
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Views: 5058

Reasons why spontaneous human combustion is impossible?

1. The heat our bodies generate is not enough 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?
Replies: 10
Views: 4127


... test involved moving bone marrow stem cells to ovaries and getting follicle and oocyte cells - instead of deciding that stem cells could generate new tissue to match their environment, the researchers decided that back-up follicle cells were stored in marrow (!). Certainly not the likeliest ...

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by Darby
Sun Nov 03, 2013 2:59 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Menopause
Replies: 5
Views: 3858

Re: some food for thoughts

... student: What is the big difference about the X and Y chromosomes that make the difference between male and female people? Do the cells just generate differently? -An elementary school student from California Another interesting technical article (if you have access to Nature) is "One ...

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by ChrisHoStuart
Mon Oct 14, 2013 1:07 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Gender divison in two opposites is greatest mistake of manki
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