An interesting tidbit floating around the internet these days is that Dr. Duncan MacDougall apparently weighed people shortly before and after death, and found an average of a 21 gram discrepancy, to ...
How long can a naked human survive at the surface of the Mars planet? For instance, let's say a worker's base takes fire while he sleeps, and he has to run to the emergency building 200 meters away ...
Can man can live without eating food just by drinking water. How long human can survive with just drinking water everyday?
Recently I was watching the documentary series "The Walking Dead" and it occurred to me that it didn't make sense that the walking dead could keep up their activities for such a long period of time, ...
After death which of our body's metabolic processes will continue functioning for the longest?
I've been trying to find this out on Google, but so far no convincing answers. How does someone die when a whale swallows him/her. Is the stomach acid responsible for killing (if yes, which acid and ...
I was arguing with my colleague about this matter (I'm not going to mention which side I fall on). Would death be immediate in the vacuum of space? For example, if I was suddenly teleported into the ...
How long can a unicellular organism live without nutrition? What happens after that? Does it depend on the domain?
Say I have three unicellular organisms: a eukariote, a bacterium and an archaeon. If I cut off nutrition from them at the same time, how long will it take for them to die? What will their death look ...