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Is Near-infrared focused light safe for your eyes?

I found a new product, but I'm afraid it's not safe. Can you help me understand what the safety limits are when it comes to near-infrared light focused on your eyes is? I'm assuming the wavelength ...
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Pressure produced by blowing with mouth

I need some figures on the pressure humans are capable blowing with their mouth with zero flow. I only need very approximate figures. I'm guessing around 500mm of water? I haven't got a tube handy to ...
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What are the safety precautions I should take if I want to experiment with C. elegans (at home)?

Caenorhabditis elegans (C. elegans) is a nematode (roundworm), and many nematodes do infect humans and cause diseases. How much is C. elegans safe (or unsafe) in this respect? C.elegans is a popular ...
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Is it safe to consume foods that are hot enough to scald your skin if you touch it with your hands?

Coffee is usually served at temperatures that would burn your hands if it spilled on it. Is the inside of your mouth not affected by the same biological process as that which causes your skin to burn?...
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Can oxygen deprivation damage the brain even before passing out?

I read that when suffering from cardiac arrest you pass out after about a couple of seconds and irrevocal damage starts to take place after about two minutes. (http://journalofethics.ama-assn.org/2009/...