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React

1. To return an impulse or impression; to resist the action of another body by an opposite force; as, every body reacts on the body that impels it from its natural state.

2. To act upon each other; to exercise a reciprocal or a reverse effect, as two or more chemical agents; to act in opposition.


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Industrial Society Destroys Mind and Environment

... by an adrenalin rush. Think of horror films. They always work best if the shock is unexpected and happens quickly. The physiology of fight flight reaction is very old and I do not think that this could be affected in any meaningful way by whether a person has a fast or slow lifestyle. (Any real ...

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by animartco
Fri Mar 07, 2014 1:58 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Industrial Society Destroys Mind and Environment
Replies: 45
Views: 46259

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... theory is nice, but catalase is far from being the only enzyme removing H2O2, there are plenty of various peroxidases. Even if not, H2O2 is highly reactive, so it would react with anything, especially the double bonds (that's why there are so many peroxidases). Also, you said explode, that's quite ...

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by Coelacanth
Sat Feb 22, 2014 10:36 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: [News] Frank Baker survives ''spontaneous combustion''
Replies: 5
Views: 2162

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... theory is nice, but catalase is far from being the only enzyme removing H2O2, there are plenty of various peroxidases. Even if not, H2O2 is highly reactive, so it would react with anything, especially the double bonds (that's why there are so many peroxidases). Also, you said explode, that's quite ...

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by JackBean
Tue Feb 18, 2014 9:09 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: [News] Frank Baker survives ''spontaneous combustion''
Replies: 5
Views: 2162

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... driven by emotion. Just read your posts. They're emotional rather than scientific appeals. Where's your science? " Yet by nine months, babies react more swiftly to their own race than others: they differentiate more readily between faces and match emotional sounds with facial expressions faster. ...

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by Seth90210
Sun Jan 26, 2014 1:46 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
Replies: 72
Views: 263424

Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... critical thought that created emotion based arguments like yours. If we were all the same, this wouldn't happen. " Yet by nine months, babies react more swiftly to their own race than others: they differentiate more readily between faces and match emotional sounds with facial expressions faster. ...

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by GrowingAtrophy
Sun Jan 26, 2014 12:52 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
Replies: 72
Views: 263424
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