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(Science: botany) A common name of many species of the genus solanum, given especially. To the Solanum nigrum, or black nightshade, a low, branching weed with small white flowers and black berries reputed to be poisonous. Deadly nightshade. Same as belladonna . Enchanter's nightshade. See enchanter. Stinking nightshade. See henbane. Three-leaved nightshade. See trillium.

Origin: AS. Nichtscadu.

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Extended sleeping

I can have several short nights in a row, but I recover in one longer night...1-2 months of lack of sun can cause depression or bad mood, but not likely vitamin D deficiency. Diet-related causes of fatigue include low blood levels of ...

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by boron
Sat Nov 09, 2013 4:08 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Extended sleeping
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Extended sleeping

... Everything was done and I'd finished university for the year. Since then I've been sleeping for about 10 or more hours a night. I don't mean late nights and then getting up at 3 in the afternoon. I'm saying that I'm going to sleep around 10 maybe 11 and forcing myself up at around 8 or 9. At the ...

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by Zsingleton
Tue Nov 05, 2013 9:20 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Extended sleeping
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Re: Is there an insect that behaves this way?

... low vegetation and respond by appropriate "Morse"-signals to the light signals of the males. Fireflies can usually be observed on calm nights from early till about mid Summer.

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by SteveYst
Wed Oct 03, 2012 1:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is there an insect that behaves this way?
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... chickens, even wrapped up as warm as their feathers; on a night at -4 or -5, and even an olympic athlete would probably not survive three or four nights. We have become so dependent on technology that the minute it fails we will all die.

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by animartco
Mon Jan 23, 2012 12:06 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Any SOLID arguments against evolution?
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Problem understanding result of lighting regime-phytochrome

Sort of get it now- the key was that the flash of 'light' which interrupts the nights, is RED light not DAYLIGHT- therefore the conversion into Pfr is very rapid.In contrast accumulation of Pfr in daylight is much slower as there is far red light too which makes ...

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by ADAS137
Sun Jan 15, 2012 9:42 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Problem understanding result of lighting regime-phytochrome
Replies: 13
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