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Scientific Facts That Are Simply Extraordinary (13 pics)

Posted by Raya in Random » Interesting   13 Jun 2013   / 6860 views

An exoskeleton is being developed that can be operated with mind control

This one single man has saved 2 million people

Natural exists, but we wouldn’t recommend trying it

In 2014 the first human trial of a bionic eye could give the blind extra mobility

“Schmeat” is meat grown in a lab and derived from real animal cells

The pressure that exists in the core of a neutron star is so dense and strong, scientists think it may be very similar to the conditions of the Big Bang

Dolphins understand not only a complex vocabulary but also syntax, basic rules of word order for sentence formation

The webcam was invented to monitor coffee levels at Cambridge

We can print 3-D nylon-based polymer prosthetics strong enough to emulate bone

Space jewelry was very popular among ancient Egyptians

A single layer of carbon atoms arranged in a honeycomb pattern is the strongest material on Earth

The Western painted turtle can survive under a frozen pond for the whole of winter

This is a 3-D printed ear with actual electrical components to allow auditory processing for deaf people







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gigantes 3 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
#12, they do this while hibernating.

"Adaptations of its blood chemistry, brain, heart, and particularly its shell allow the turtle to survive extreme lactic acid buildup while oxygen-deprived." --WP
       
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DarkWolf 3 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
Which is know as torpor. -- Science class
       
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gigantes 3 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
nope. torpor is related to hibernation, but not the same thing.
       
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Mr. Ree 3 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
Plus, they have rudimentary gills in their anus that allow them to extract small amounts of oxygen from the water - just enough to survive while hibernating. However, if the water they are in freezes solid and the turtle does too, they die.


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gigantes 3 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
interesting if true; repped. this may explain why they try to dig down and make their hibernation space in the mud... below the freezing pt.
       














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