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When you ask: Is it possible to take out a gene from an organism and put in a totally different one? The answer is yes. Gene knockout technologies are available in experimental scientific fields. You can destroy your target gene by swapping the gene with a drug resistant gene. You can swapping genes using culturing cells, however it would be almost ...


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Under the assumption that the temperature experienced is not high enough to simply burn the nerves responsible for the pain (which would lead to insensible regions), yes and it would due to what is called receptor desensitization. In the case of burning pain the receptor involved is called the transient-receptor potential channel V1 (TRPV1). It is the same ...


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This is more of a hypothesis I am not sure if suffocation per se would cause pain. Asphyxia, as RoryM indicated in their comments, can lead to anxiety and panic but not really pain. However, forceful breathing may lead to muscular fatigue which may result in pain. Pain induced by muscle fatigue is called myalgia. Myalgia is possibly triggered by low pH ...


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No and no. I'm not sure what is a "natural cause" in this context, but if it's cardiac arrest caused by age-related dystrophy of the cardiac muscles, then no, there is no suffering, at least not universally: Since age-related dystrophy hits all parts of the body, it's likely preceded by increasing amounts of bed rest, leading to quietly drifting off into ...



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