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(Science: botany) Any plant of the genus arum, especially, in England, the cuckoopint (Arum maculatum).

In America the name is given to several species of trillium, and sometimes to the jack-in-the-pulpit.

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If consciousness is a function of neurons ?

Then by transplanting those neurons to another person would you wake up in their body ?

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by newuser
Wed Sep 24, 2014 6:48 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: If consciousness is a function of neurons ?
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Newbie question about the first life

... going out on the street and floating around until you reach the corner. You can go into a panic and this makes you go back instantly and "wake up". Actually you were wide awake, but in another, "immaterial" realm. It can be either spontaneous or deliberate since there are ...

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by piscilactovegetarian
Sat Feb 22, 2014 8:37 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Newbie question about the first life
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... tin foil hats to be useful when I venture out of my Faraday cage. They must be grounded, of course. Also, reciting James Joyce's "Finnegan's Wake" from memory will scramble their electro-photonic emissions.

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by Rap
Mon Nov 12, 2012 4:23 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Civilized man is killed by a gun in the age of dinosaurs
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Re: Sound and how the brain reacts to it

... networks. I'd often make the mistake of watching him before I went to work and his voice just put me to sleep and then i'd be groggy and have to wake myself up and get ready for work. This is a little funny as well..there was an episode of Paula Dean's cooking show back in 2006 or so where she ...

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by alycat32
Sat Jun 23, 2012 6:04 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Sound and how the brain reacts to it
Replies: 89
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Why do we feel sleepy after eating meal?

... . Tryptophan is needed for the body to produce serotonin. Serotonin is used to make melatonin, a hormone that helps to control your sleep and wake cycles." And so they go on for another page saying the same thing. Article here .

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by animus
Tue Jun 19, 2012 3:39 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Why do we feel sleepy after eating meal?
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