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While some viruses, such as influenza, can indeed hybridize to form different strains, you should not worry about SARS-CoV-2 hybridizing with anything but another coronavirus. They are simply too far removed, taxonomically, for such an interaction to be plausible. Consider the following: The taxonomic classification of SARS-CoV-2 is: Viruses; Riboviria; ...


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Calories is a unit of energy, which cannot be changed. The efficiency of using the energy coming in different forms is however different. The original article in which the study was reported points out that indeed the matter at stake is the balance between the fat consumed and the fat burned: The most sensitive method for detecting the rate of body fat ...


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One reason you can hold your breath for 30 or more seconds is that you are not denying your body oxygen during that time. Wikipedia says: After exhaling, adult human lungs still contain 2.5–3 L of air, their functional residual capacity or FRC. On inhalation, only about 350 mL of new, warm, moistened atmospheric air is brought in and is well mixed with the ...


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Magnify your image. I just put it in GIMP and it is clear that there are several pixels in the red and the blue near the border which are a darker color than those adjacent - the drawing program must be responsible. Lateral geniculate nucleus That said, differences of red and green hue are handled more in the parvocellular layers of the LGN, while grayscale ...


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