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Oct
22
asked What does self-preservation stem from?
Oct
20
asked What makes an animal/species suitable for domestication/training?
Oct
20
accepted What is the known maximum ranging distance of a bat's sonar?
Oct
19
accepted Why does high-voltage mostly shock a person, and even small current kill?
Oct
19
asked What is the known maximum ranging distance of a bat's sonar?
Oct
18
comment Why does high-voltage mostly shock a person, and even small current kill?
@nico: Thanks! An answer on the linked skeptics post links an article that answers the question
Oct
18
revised Why does high-voltage mostly shock a person, and even small current kill?
I goofed.
Oct
18
comment Why does high-voltage mostly shock a person, and even small current kill?
My mistake. I did indeed mean even little current fatal rather than large current fatal. Whereas several kV may even be survivable. I'll just make the correction
Oct
18
asked Why does high-voltage mostly shock a person, and even small current kill?
Oct
16
revised Should we be looking for extra-terrestrial life on comets?
Additional detail
Oct
16
accepted Should we be looking for extra-terrestrial life on comets?
Oct
16
revised Should we be looking for extra-terrestrial life on comets?
Fixed grammar.
Oct
15
asked Should we be looking for extra-terrestrial life on comets?
Oct
10
comment Why is a lack of oxygen fatal to cells?
As a corollary, perhaps, oxygen toxicity occurs at the other end of the scale en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oxygen_toxicity
Oct
8
comment Do diurnal birds of prey recognize each other by their appearance?
Just going to the link (+: Thank you! ... but in the interim I would point out that flocking birds such as the penguin may identify each other differently than loners as birds of prey usually are
Oct
8
asked Do diurnal birds of prey recognize each other by their appearance?
Oct
8
accepted What protocol does the nervous system use?
Oct
7
comment What protocol does the nervous system use?
I'm confused; does this mean that a neuron can identify what is meant for it's action without the signal itself carrying some kind of identification?
Oct
7
asked What protocol does the nervous system use?
Oct
5
asked Can a plant be induced to accelerate transpiration?