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feel the tip of your nose. Mush it around, It's got a certain stale gummy bear feeling to it. Now feel your ears, all over. The outer edge, the back, the hard part in the front where the ear meets the face. Feel your adam's apple. This is cartilege. When you feel your penis, does anything even feel close? Nope. It's just soft. Soft tissue, to be precise. ...


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Yes, severed nerves still convey neural responses from the brain. In fact, nerve potential recordings in the ulnar and median nerves of the stumps of arm amputees have already been successfully applied to control arm prosthetics (Jia et al. 2007; Kuiken et al., 2007.


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One of the main factors that impacts rigor mortis is temperature. Basically, a smaller body would slow down the metabolic processes behind rigor more substantially. Also, one of the first things that happens in rigor is the stiffening of muscles. An increase in muscle mass would increase the time for rigor as well. Refer to these links: wikipedia and ...


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The tendon is the part of the muscle that connects directly to the bone. A tendon (or sinew) is a tough band of fibrous connective tissue that usually connects muscle to bone and is capable of withstanding tension. Tendons are similar to ligaments and fasciae; all three are made of collagen. Ligaments join one bone to another bone; fasciae connect ...


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This is not normally possible or would be extremely painful if done. But there are special cases. Atraumatic dislocation. This occurs when the shoulder dislocates with minimal force such as reaching up for an object or turning over in bed. Usually it will 'pop' back in itself or with a little help. Normally this type of dislocation does not need ...


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Depending on the situation (i.e. orientation/rigidity of cuffed hands and the height of the pole), you could potentially escape, but getting your arms flipped around where your hands are in front of you would involve serious damage. It may be technically possible to achieve alone with some way to continue wedge your arms further, but the pain would probably ...


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Pregnancy is a biological process that has been very well studied by medicine. As a result, modern medicine helps a lot to prevent miscarriages and to prevent death of pregnant women. While the latter clause is correct (maternal - and infant - mortality is reduced with medical care), the former is not. Miscarriages have been a problem as far back as ...



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