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An amateur iPhone developer and sleep researcher, engineer by education.


Jun
30
revised Can parts of a human brain be asleep independently of each other, or vary in the times required for them to fall asleep?
Added suspect systems and endocrinology tag
Jun
27
asked Can parts of a human brain be asleep independently of each other, or vary in the times required for them to fall asleep?
Jun
26
comment Descendants of dinosaurs
Are you trying to understand if reptiles like lizards are descended from dinosaurs?
Jun
26
comment What naturally produced drug causes 'a tingleing euphoric rush'
It's most likely not a substance, but an activation of a certain brain region, in which case it would be a neurotransmitter. Potential candidates are serotonin , dopamine, norepinephrine and choline.
Jun
26
comment Do animals also dream?
There have been experiments with cats whose brains were leisioned to eliminate sleep paralysis. These cats exhibited behaviors like hunting I imaginary prey, grooming, etc. this was interpreted as a cat dreaming
Jun
26
revised How animals maintain their body shape after development to maturity?
Clarified the question
Jun
25
revised How animals maintain their body shape after development to maturity?
added 22 characters in body
Jun
25
comment How animals maintain their body shape after development to maturity?
The laymen book is "endless forms most beautiful" by Sean b. Carroll
Jun
24
asked How animals maintain their body shape after development to maturity?
Jun
20
awarded  Popular Question
Jun
19
accepted Are there beneficial genetic mutations identified by consumer DNA genotyping?
Jun
19
accepted Can any species be bred selectively/engineered to become as diverse looking as dogs?
Jun
19
accepted Can songbirds mimic car alarm sounds?
Jun
19
comment Are human males and females more genetically different than members of other species?
If I understand your answer correctly, because most of the genes(that matter) are in the X chromosome, then selecting for a specific trait in females would also produce it in males, because it's most likely that the X chromosome would be involved. Is this correct?
Jun
19
accepted Are human males and females more genetically different than members of other species?
Jun
16
asked Are human males and females more genetically different than members of other species?
Jun
13
asked Are there beneficial genetic mutations identified by consumer DNA genotyping?
Jun
10
comment Can songbirds mimic car alarm sounds?
Thanks, that bird does imitate car alarm, but I was really surprised at the chainsaw sound
Jun
9
asked Can songbirds mimic car alarm sounds?
Jun
8
comment What parts of the brain are involved in regulating blood pressure in mammals?
Thanks, vasopressin does appear to affect blood pressure a bit in healthy individuals. There is a duplicate mention of blood pressure in the part of the article that deals with nervous system, but I'm not sure if this is the same or different effect