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1. To look with fixed eyes wide open, as through fear, wonder, surprise, impudence, etc.; to fasten an earnest and prolonged gaze on some object.

2. To be very conspicuous on account of size, prominence, colour, or brilliancy; as, staring windows or colours.

3. To stand out; to project; to bristle.

Synonym: To gaze, to look earnestly.

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Sound and how the brain reacts to it

... sounds of the old floor as people shift their feet, the glorious sound of the paper cutter, the stapler....I sit and front of my computer and stare at the screen and I'm completely zoned! haha, doesn't sound too productive does it? Actually, I can snap out of it if I want to, thank goodness. ...

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by pamelam
Mon Jan 21, 2013 8:51 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Sound and how the brain reacts to it
Replies: 89
Views: 177174

Sound and how the brain reacts to it

... once, actually, but the voice was smooth with smooth diction & tempo. So an aide at my office does my filing 2x/wk, and when he does, I just stare at my computer and bask in the high of this sensation. I can't really even see him, as he is mostly behind me, but a) He's only 3 feet from me, ...

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by Snoozin
Thu Dec 13, 2012 2:57 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Sound and how the brain reacts to it
Replies: 89
Views: 177174

antibiotic research

I once read that you can observe evolution when you stare at it long enough. A group of scientists found out that after 31,500 generations, evolution took place.Similarly, I find it intriguing if we force a bacteria to adapt to form an antibiotic against ...

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by mkwaje
Fri Jan 29, 2010 10:20 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: antibiotic research
Replies: 9
Views: 4744

Can control of "Involuntary" functions be harmful?

... pupil size is not optimal. Also, the brain keeps constantly altering the pupil size according to emotions and other phsyiological factors. If you stare your eyes in the mirror, you will notice the size of pupils constantly adjusting. This happens with all people.

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by biohazard
Thu Dec 17, 2009 11:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Can control of "Involuntary" functions be harmful?
Replies: 5
Views: 8337

Two different colored eyes

... has two different colored eyes, and all of my friends laugh. some of them say its cool but i hate when a conversation starts on it or when people stare at it. but anyways, i want to know why i have it if not many people do, and plus it doesn't run in the family. can someone tell me why i have ...

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by L0veBritt
Mon Jul 13, 2009 11:12 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Two different colored eyes
Replies: 1
Views: 1713
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