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Old 03-01-2007   #21
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Frequent washing of hair does not cause hair loss.

Brain uses 20 % of our body energy.

Any damage to brain cells cannot be repaired completely.

Human brain stops growing at the age of 18.

Male hairs are denser and grow faster than females.

Depending on the area of the human body, the thickness of the skin varies from to 6 mm.

A Pair of feet contains about 250,000 sweat glands.

One in every 2000 babies is born with a tooth.

Pregnancy in women lasts on average of about 270 days from the time of conception till birth.

Sneezing too hard can cause rib fracture and suppressing the sneeze can cause damage to the blood vessels of head or neck.

On freeze drying, 10 % of body weight is contributed by the micro organisms of our body.

About 80 % of ultra- violet rays from the sun can get through the cloud and can cause sunburn or tan even on a cloudy day.

The human stomach contains about 35 million small digestive glands.

The ovaries of a female contain about 600, 000 immature eggs at birth.

The human body has 4 million pain sensitive structures.

Each lung contains 300-350 million respiratory units called alveoli.

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The largest cell in the woman is the egg or ovum present that is released from the ovaries.

Women burn fat more slowly than men.

The leg bone is the fastest growing bone in the human body.

There are 22 bones in the human skull.

A muscle called the diaphragm controls the human breathing process

Vitamin C and E fights against Dementia - a disease of forgetfulness in the elderly person.

Half a liter of water per day is lost through breathing.

Drinking coffee and smoking prevents Parkinsons disease.

Cold weather improves human memory and concentration.

Blind people understand spoken words quicker than sighted people.

Vitamin E protects the brain cells from damage caused by alcohol consumption.

The longest muscle in the human body is sartorius, which is present in the hip region and it is commonly called as tailors muscle. 282
Melanin, a pigment present in the skin is responsible for the color of the skin in a person.

The Pulmonary vein is the only vein in the human body that carries oxygenated blood while all the other veins of the body carry de-oxygenated blood.

The human blood is colorless. It is the hemoglobin; a pigment present in the red blood cells is responsible for the red color of the blood.

The smallest muscle in the human body is the stapedius, which is present deep inside the ear.

The human brain is very soft like that of butter.

A heartbeat is nothing but the sound produced by the closure of valves of the heart when the blood is pushed through its chamber.

Hold out your hand and make a fist. If you are a kid, the size of your heart is same as the size of your fist and if you are an adult it is about the same size as twice as your fist.

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About 500 million sperm mature every day in a normal male adult.

Sixty percent of the human body nerve ends in the forehead and the hands.

A human body contains about 200,000 temperature detectors.

A human body has 500,000 touch detectors.

Each human eye contains 130 million light receptors.

The human skeleton renews once in every three months.

The cells of the heart and brain do not multiply through out their lifetime.

The whole leg constitutes of 31 bones.

The human skull and upper jaw consist of 21 bones.

When we see an image, the human eye captures the inverted image of it. It is the brains interpretation that makes us to see the upside down captured image in to a normal erect image.

An average person laughs about 15 times a day.

A womens heart beats faster than a mens.

The average person is about a quarter of an inch taller at night !!!!?

The food will get in to the stomach even if one stands on their head.

The eyes have the fastest reacting muscle in the whole body. It contracts in 1/100th of a second.

Almost every seven years, the human body replaces the equivalent of an entirely new skeleton.

Laughing and coughing creates more pressure on the spine than walking or standing.

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In an average person, it takes 8 seconds for food to travel down the food pipe,3-5 hours in small intestine and 3-4 days in large intestine.

The brain continues to send out electric wave signals until approximately 37 hours after death.

People under 30 years of age take in double the amount of oxygen as people over 80 years of age.

The human body takes 6 hours to digest a high fat meal and it takes 2 hours for a carbohydrate meal.

Iris is the part of the eye that determines the color of the eye.

Red Blood Cells comprise about 40 % of blood volume

The human eye contains structures called Rods and cones. Rods register the shapes of images and respond to low levels of light and Cones responds to bright lights and registers the color of images.

We tend to get cold very easily in the winter season because we are indoors and in close proximity to each other.

Our Muscles often work in pairs so that they can pull in different or opposite directions.

The left side of the human heart is much thicker and stronger than the right side.

Human blood is a make up of Red Blood Cells carrying oxygen, White Blood Cells that fight disease, Platelets that help the blood to clot and a liquid called plasma.

Human hair is made up of a body protein called keratin and it grows out of an opening of the skin called Follicle.

Every day 440 Gallons of blood flows through the kidney.

Red Blood Cells lasts only for about 4 months before they wear out.

Straight hair lies flat because it is round and grows out of round follicles.

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Curly hair comes out of an oval follicle.

Goose bumps on our skin are caused by pull of muscles attached to hair follicles and make the hair upright.

The color of our hair is also determined by the melanin, a pigment present in the human body.

The human body contains 30 amazing hormones, which regulates activities like sleep, body temperature, hunger, and managing stress in times of crisis and so on.

A person growth like being tall or short is not determined only by the genes. Growth hormone also is responsible for it.

Arterial blood contains a lot of oxygen and nutrients for the body whereas venous blood contains low oxygen level and nutrients.

If the blood vessels were laid from end to end, they would reach around the world four times.

On an average, the human growth hormone, which is responsible for a person growth is produced at the rate of 500 microgram per day at the age of twenty, 200 microgram per day at the age of fourty and 25 microgram per day at the age of eighty.

It is estimated that there are over 1, 000,000,000,000,000 connections in the human brain.

Human brain constitutes 60 % of white matter and 40 % of grey matter.

The average length of the human brain is about 167 mm and its average height is 93mm.

A human heart pumps about 1,314,000 gallons of blood a year through its blood vessels.

The human Liver consists of 100,000 tiny clusters called lobules.

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On an average, the human stomach holds about 2 liters of contents.

We produce 1 liter of saliva per day.

The human sense of smell has the ability to identify the chemical smell of an object in one part per trillion of air.

An average capillary is only 1mm.

On an average, 100, 000 to 1000, 000 chemical reactions takes place in our brain.

Liver cells take several years to replace themselves.

The white part of our fingernail is called as Lunula.

The shoulder blade is connected to the body by means of 15 different muscles and it is not attached to a single bone.

Plaque begins to form 6 hours after brushing our teeth.

59, 951 miles of blood vessels are present in our body.

Newborns will cry out without tears for the first three to six weeks.

The Nervous system transmits messages to the brain at the speed of 180 miles per hour.

Women have better sense of smell than men

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It is evaluated that the human eye can detect over 10,000,000 different colors.

The wax present inside the ear is made up of oil and sweat.

The female body is capable of giving birth to 35 children in one lifetime.

The spinal cord, which controls over 10 billion nerve cells, is less than two feet in length and its diameter is same as that of the index finger.

In the middle of the day, our eyesight will be sharper.

A newborn baby has more than 26 billion cells.

Sneezing clears dirt from the nose.

Inner ear is the main organ of balance.

Yawning brings more oxygen to the lungs.

Coughing clears mucous secretion from the throat.

Human speech is produced by the interaction of 72 muscles.

A New born baby loses about half of its nerve cells before it is born.

A neglected child brain can be substantially smaller than that of a healthy child.

On an average, the number of connections in the brain increases from 50 trillion to 1 quadrillion in a newborn during his first month of life.

On an average it takes about 13 days for a grey hair to grow.

The human brain stores memories of fear.

The nerve cells present in the nose, allows us to smell and regenerates through out ones life.

Reading aloud to children helps to stimulate brain development.

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Children lose an average of 90 hairs per day, which increases to 120 by old age. 391

A childs ability to learn can increase or decrease by 25 % or more depending on whether the child grows up in a stimulating environment.

A single hair has the ability to support up to 100 grams of weight and the whole hair has the ability to support up to 12 tones of weight.

The pigment of human hair is produced in the shaft of hair beneath the skin.

The width of an average human brain is 140 mm.

It takes 5- 30 seconds to chew food.

Swallowing of the food takes about 10 seconds.

The enzyme in the stomach that breaks down alcohol is produced less in men than women.

In a year on an average person sleeps for 122 days out of 365 days.

Capillaries are so small that it would take ten of them to equal the thickness of a human hair.

It is impossible to tickle our selves.

In a human body, the small intestine is 21 feet and the large intestine is 6 feet long.

For every 24 hours, in a healthy adult, more than a gallon of water containing over an ounce of salt is absorbed from the intestine.

The right side of the human brain is responsible for self-recognition.

In a lifetime, the human kidneys clean over 1 million gallons of blood.

Identical twins have identical DNA but not identical fingerprints.

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Babies recognize sounds while in mothers womb.

- Human bone is as strong as steel but 50 times lighter.

- Bones make up only 14% of our weight .

- The brain is faster than a super computer processing billions of signals per second. Vishwanath Ananad the Indian Chess grandmaster has many times beaten the computer at chess.

Seven out of ten people cross their left arm over their right.

- Your foot contains 25% of all the bones within your body.

- Human eye is the only multifocus lens in the world which can adjust in 2 milliseconds.

- Human brain is the most powerful computer which has the processing speed of 3000+ Ghz ??!!!

- The gastric acid in your stomach is so powerful that it is able to eat away an iron table in about 5 minutes.

- sperm containing the xy chromosomes to become a male can swim faster but not for as long as the female xx chromosomes.

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- The brain is faster than a super computer processing billions of signals per second. Vishwanath Ananad the Indian Chess grandmaster has many times beaten the computer at chess.
iv heard abt this one , i even watched a movie abt it

Seven out of ten people cross their left arm over their right.
what do u mean by this??


- Human eye is the only multifocus lens in the world which can adjust in 2 milliseconds.
and this

- Human brain is the most powerful computer which has the processing speed of 3000+ Ghz ??!!!
man most powerfull , this info i think is old sar fi double 3000 ...
- The gastric acid in your stomach is so powerful that it is able to eat away an iron table in about 5 minutes.
tab how we can handle it inside??
- sperm containing the xy chromosomes to become a male can swim faster but not for as long as the female xx chromosomes.
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