Limits Of The Human Body: How Much Sleep Deprivation, Radiation & Acceleration Can We Survive?
As strong and resilient as the human body seems in some situations ... literally, live. How long can we stay awake? Air Force pilots have been known to become so delirious after three or four days of sleep deprivation that they crash their planes (having ...
How Many Human Body Parts Remain Undiscovered?
Despite a long history of fascination with the human body, experts said ... ‘It’s too hard. I can’t do this.’” Gradually, Schmitt said, rules and patterns emerge. As doctors become experts, they learn where to look for structures that tend ...
Medical science needs your dead body
If there’s one sure way to get into medical school, it is by donating your body to science. Of course, it is not the preferred method for those wishing to actually attend class, but for the rest of us, whole body donation can do a world of good for a ...
From Flesh to Bone: The Role of Weather in Body Decomposition
In the case of a human body that’s already been mummified, wet weather could ... don’t know precisely how long it takes many specific animals to decay, we do have some numbers: A large whale could take up to 16 years to become skeletonized, according ...
Human teleportation would take so long, it’d be more like a death ray
We’re still nowhere near teleporting even the smallest, visible-to-the-naked-eye objects, but that didn’t stop a team of researchers from calculating how long it’d take to teleport an entire human ... by teleportation rays and you’d be dead.