Four states of matter are observable in everyday life: solid, liquid, gas, and plasma. Many other states are known such as Bose–Einstein condensates and neutron-degenerate matter but these only occur in extreme situations such as ultra cold or ultra dense matter. Advertisements
Deciduous trees shed their leaves usually as an adaptation to a cold or dry season. Most tropical rainforest plants are evergreens, replacing their leaves gradually throughout the year as the leaves age and fall, whereas species growing in seasonally arid climates may be either evergreen or deciduous.
Some brands enhance the inner lining with aloe and vitamin E, skin-friendly compounds that are often found in diaper rash creams. The absorbent center contains wood pulp and super-absorbent polymers, usually sodium polyacrylate.
Why does your body get the chills? Chills (shivering) may occur at the beginning of an infection and are usually associated with a fever. Chills are caused by rapid muscle contraction and relaxation. They are the body’s way of producing heat when it feels cold. Chills often predict the coming of a fever or an […]
Why do they add iodine to salt? Iodised salt (also spelled iodized salt) is table salt mixed with a minute amount of various salts of the element iodine. The ingestion of iodide prevents iodine deficiency. Worldwide, iodine deficiency affects about two billion people and is the leading preventable cause of intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Insect blood, which is called hemolymph, contains various nutrients, hormones, and other things, but does not have any red blood cells or hemoglobin. That is why it is not red in color, and instead is rather clear.
1. Tokyo 2. Sydney 3. Copenhagen 4. Vienna 5. Stockholm 6. Venice 7. Rome 8. Zurich 9. Munich 10. Montreal 11. Helsinki 12. Melbourne 13. Toronto 14. Milan 15. Barcelona (Reputation Institute)
The enzyme responsible for breaking down lactose is lactase, an enzyme found on the wall of the intestines. Lactase breaks down lactose (the sugar found in milk) into galactose and glucose.
Childbirth usually occurs about 38 weeks after conception; in women who have a menstrual cycle length of four weeks, this is approximately 40 weeks from the start of the last normal menstrual period (LNMP). Human pregnancy is the most studied of all mammalian pregnancies.
Venus, the second closest plant to the Sun, has the highest average temperatures of any planet in our Solar System, regularly reaching temperatures over 460°C. Venus is so hot because of its proximity to the Sun and its thick atmosphere.
Of the three percent of the water that is not in the ocean, about 69 percent is locked up in glaciers and icecaps. Ninety percent of that frozen water is in Antarctica and about nine percent covers Greenland. Of the remaining freshwater, 30 percent of it is groundwater, captured below our feet.
Democracy Index, 2018. 1. Norway 2. Iceland 3. Sweden 4. New Zealand 5. Denmark 6. Ireland (tied) 6. Canada (tied) 8. Finland 9. Australia 10. Switzerland 11. Netherlands 12. Luxembourg 13. Germany 14. UK 15. Uruguay (EIU)
Police officers, 2017. China: 2,700,000 India: 1,400,000 US: 800,000 Brazil: 687,684 Russia: 601,000 Japan: 246,800 Germany: 245,072 South Africa: 194,852 UK: 151,000 Canada: 68,773 Australia: 52,400