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July 1[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Science/2009 July 1

  1. Cyan stays behind
  2. Is this genetically possible?
  3. What is this thing? Strange life form?
  4. about gills the shark has
  5. Gravitation and Electromagnetism
  6. Gravity chat
  7. Question regarding dBm
  8. humane meat harvesting
  9. Pregnancy in Space
  10. Ungrounded alternator
  11. Position basis of a wave function
  12. What the heck is this?
  13. Plain water
  14. 'Karl Malden nose'

July 2[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Science/2009 July 2

  1. Acceptability of wave function
  2. Solution to biting insects?
  3. Who has a "blood-brain barrier"?
  4. Ether Physics
  5. Second Generation Growth
  6. Hydrogen atom
  7. quantum mechanics
  8. conductivity of electrolites
  9. thermodynamics
  10. conductance
  11. fingers and toes
  12. Light speed clarification
  13. Solar Panels
  14. Green stars?
  15. Insect identification

July 3[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Science/2009 July 3

  1. Nose-picking in nonhumans
  2. cortisone
  3. What sort of math is being used?
  4. light propogaton versus particle stability
  5. pocket desert
  6. What are the strongest and weakest points of gravity on earth?
  7. At what speed do galaxies travel through the universe/space?
  8. Neoprene wetsuit in chlorinated water
  9. Minimum Sample Size for a Correlation Study
  10. Blood pressure in cats

July 4[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Science/2009 July 4

  1. what sort of atomic radius is this?
  2. The real reason the most shell fish should be kept live until cooking
  3. Dumping
  4. X-ray background
  5. Fungi-related food questions
  6. Viewing solar eclipse
  7. Physics questions
  8. Black or white parasol?
  9. Work of objects in inertial motion
  10. Need help identifying this... thing
  11. What term would describe this
  12. Rogue pulsar
  13. Is there a term for this psychological phenomenon?:
  14. A question of comfort

July 5[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Science/2009 July 5

  1. Vacuum energy
  2. Aqua Regia
  3. Sauroposeidon
  5. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change trends
  6. Cheese oxidises or loses water when exposed to air at 4 degrees celcius?
  7. biology red blood cells
  8. Pain in buttocks and legs
  9. Ecological Term
  10. lard
  11. Bony lumps

July 6[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Science/2009 July 6

  1. Main page "Featured picture" for July 6, 2009
  2. Doll's rule in evolutionary biology
  3. How does a bicycle puncture repair kit work?
  4. Looking for a theory of a memory
  5. Cow identification
  6. DuPont Co. left out of General Motors history.
  7. Rule of thumb
  8. Waste disposal
  9. Simulate semiconductor
  10. Dogs and tyres
  11. walking across the USA
  12. Plant identification
  13. Penis
  14. Penis again, sort of
  15. Bird Rescue

July 7[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Science/2009 July 7

  1. Swine flu
  2. Solar cell from calculator harnessing
  3. assessing potential fish stock / resources in a region
  4. fish catch effort
  5. Coriolis effect
  6. Remote iris scans
  7. Car solenoid(?) question
  8. Why do we have nerves in our teeth?
  9. Intraocular Lens
  10. Late teens/early twenties
  11. Is this a weevil?
  12. Car engine clapping
  13. adding to an entry for my employer, a state agency
  14. Aluminum Garbage cans
  15. output per man
  16. Florida vs tidal wave
  17. Depression and violence
  18. Human Body Responses
  19. Do cations and anions of a same molecule have different Lewis structures?
  20. CO2 and carbon taxation
  21. ovarian follicles

July 8[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Science/2009 July 8

  1. Paddy Mouse
  2. Do birds have an equivalent to the navel, as seen in mammals?
  3. Dislocated knuckles
  4. Animal intelligence and attempts to escape captivity
  5. Massless patricles in quantum mechanics
  6. Black or white aircraft paint?
  7. Torque multiplication in a torque converter
  8. Does humidity affect hair growth?
  9. Glycerine + Ca(OH)2 ?
  10. Particles that are their own antiparticles and vice versa
  11. plasma
  12. Price of agricultural products
  13. anchors and tides
  14. B vitamins
  15. Ctenophores as human food source
  16. Relatedness of species / Last common ancestor

July 9[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Science/2009 July 9

  1. Rubbish/Garbage Island
  2. What type of tick is this? Is it even a tick?
  3. Railroad train wheels
  4. Can you legally have hypodermic needles in rochester new york without a perscription?
  5. Latex vs polyisoprene condoms
  6. Purification of fish oil
  7. oscillators and frequency.
  8. Calculating time to full battery recharge
  9. Can lightning strike an airplane?
  10. Preparing for war
  11. Dark skin vs. fair skin
  12. NH4CL
  13. Plasma weapons
  14. Barton's pendulums
  15. Freeview (UK) - software updates?
  16. Milky Way colliding with another galaxy

July 10[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Science/2009 July 10

  1. SAT identification
  2. Amytriptyline
  3. Coriolis force
  4. dino to bird query
  5. cauterize instead of suture
  6. the clap
  7. Ear infection
  8. Brain Freeze
  9. Zigzag pattern on railway tracks
  10. distance between plants
  11. Why is the temporal bone classified as irregular?
  12. Smoking tea or coffee
  13. Evolution of the anus
  14. Dirty Question
  15. Drafting
  16. Dirty Question II
  17. Horse

July 11[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Science/2009 July 11

  1. Washboard effect on gravel roads
  2. Fire
  3. Fire particles
  4. Airplane glory shadow
  5. can i say so
  6. Orbital Capture of Moons
  7. H and O in H2O
  8. Combined dynamo and starter motor
  9. Swine flu versus ordinary flue

July 12[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Science/2009 July 12

  1. What are these structures?
  2. Life span of the Voyager Golden Record
  3. Pain
  4. About time dilation
  5. Dumb sheep
  6. Trading agro products
  7. Why do men and women exist? (evolutionary biology)
  8. Plz help me quickly(some science related questions)
  9. General all-over soreness and tenderness when ill
  10. What mechanisms trigger vasodilation?
  11. Abdominal muscles
  12. Video... thing to I.D
  13. Cartanium?
  14. Primate Relatedness
  15. Gametogenesis in Hermaphrodites (earthworms)

July 13[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Science/2009 July 13

  1. Tornado Hypothesis
  2. INMARSAT segment
  3. What do mango pleco's eat?
  4. Alcohol and Exertion
  5. Einstein equations for scalar field plus gravitation
  6. Amount of life on Earth
  7. white paint to fight golabal warming plan?
  8. Optical Contact Bonding
  9. amateur astronomy questions.
  10. A spring in space
  11. Sky colors on remoter stars

July 14[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Science/2009 July 14

  1. Electonic ab belts/abdominators/whatever they're called...
  2. Does anything help unjoin PVC?
  3. Possibility of a strabismus drug?
  4. distance light travels per cycle
  5. Gaviotas sleeve pump
  6. What is this plant?
  7. Wellness and the Wellness Wheel
  8. When is it too cold for Mosquitos?
  9. HUAUZONTLE - red or green or both ???
  10. Mercury
  11. Lack of hunger
  12. Jenkem
  13. faster then the speed of light?
  14. Periodicity of ionization energies?
  15. Artists' impressions of planet surfaces
  16. Big Bang, how did it happen?
  17. Alumina ceramic
  18. Backup Heart
  19. What are the odds?
  20. Solubility of Ionic Compounds
  21. The Limit of heat?

July 15[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Science/2009 July 15

  1. Beetle factoid
  2. Ultimate Revenge/Punishment - Paralysis with no possibility of communication
  3. Staying upright on a bike
  4. light beams repel each other?
  5. Psychology / Lying Videos
  6. torque
  7. Jade
  8. Water Wheel Power
  9. What are pavement cells?
  10. Cleaning oil stain from thermal plastic elastomer
  11. Computer chassis of sisal?
  12. decarboxylation
  13. coommon cold
  14. question about ticks
  15. Calculating the odds
  16. What is the danger of using 3-ohm speakers with 4-ohm receiver?

July 16[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Science/2009 July 16

  1. The Cancer Genome Atlas
  2. Plants listed by oxygen production/toxin removal
  3. Parasympatholytica
  4. Atmosphere and Gravity
  5. Pluto's diameter and why gas giant's moon number keep growing
  6. Glycerin free personal lubricants
  7. African plate
  8. healthy diet and muscle spasms
  9. Man on Moon

July 17[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Science/2009 July 17

  1. Some people smell bad. Why?
  2. Putting fiber in my fiber
  3. Perception of square-wave sounds
  4. lcd and tft
  5. voltage and charging batteries.
  6. Theory vs. law
  7. Falling objects
  8. kindly help....for spectrophotometer
  9. Documenting 2009 solar eclipse
  10. gold plated connectors
  12. A thermometer broke in a hot tub
  13. Dry mouth
  14. looking for information on a type of water-powered hammer
  15. Mercury again
  16. ethyl acetate formation by cooking?
  17. Acidic bitterness
  18. colour of the moon
  19. green chlorophyll
  20. Cigarettes against tear gas?
  21. airspeed indicators
  22. Stomach aches and depression

July 18[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Science/2009 July 18

  1. Car incident types
  2. Miscarriage question
  3. Can all animals store fat?
  4. Irreducibility of multivariate polynomials
  5. Gravity
  6. infertility
  7. How far can people shout?
  8. Apollo Lunar Rovers
  9. How well known was the gravitation of the moon?
  10. Cute bug
  11. WQ Test

July 19[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Science/2009 July 19

  1. Who was the first man to masturbate in space?
  2. Bioavailability of calcium
  3. Reflecting light vs color
  4. firefly
  5. Needles on the skin
  6. What's the resolution of our eyes?
  7. Long-term storage of water
  8. Coal liquefaction economical at how many dollars per barrel?

July 20[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Science/2009 July 20

  1. Green things growing in water
  2. How much energy remains in the spent nuclear fuel produced yearly from US nuclear reactors?
  3. Calorie/Kilocalorie
  4. Little greedy bastard
  5. Beetles nesting in old disks
  6. Fusion of vertebrae with age - painful?
  7. Capillarity
  8. Temperature X-Treme
  9. Influenza A epidemic
  10. Breast implant's rejection
  11. Explain about Prion Diseases
  12. Rabies vaccine
  13. Earth's Net Charge
  14. North and Suth America

July 21[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Science/2009 July 21

  1. Why don't birds ever get rabies?
  2. Is Attachment Resistance Disorder the same as Reactive Attachment Disorder?
  3. Flash memory and chargeable devices
  4. Two identical piece of tachyon stuff hitting each other
  5. Common House Plants
  6. Medical/Scientific Term for Non-Aging
  7. Gravity dependence
  8. What kind of intelligence do mathematics require?
  9. Infinite amount of mass in the universe?
  10. ART (Active Release Techniques)
  11. Does this budgie have a disease?
  12. Neomogroside
  13. Blind
  14. African plate motion

July 22[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Science/2009 July 22

  1. Wikipedia articles on planets have little/no mention of the origins of the names of the planets in other languages
  2. Balloon chain for solar power?
  3. Flat satellite dish
  4. Pervasiveness of popcorn
  5. Binary poisons
  6. Distribution of total solar eclipes
  7. molar mass
  8. what is a megafauna?
  9. Darwin, evolution, etc...
  10. Chemical formula of waterproofing oil used by birds?

July 23[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Science/2009 July 23

  1. Three-part Organic Chemistry Question
  2. Eliminating Cat allergens
  3. SOLAR ECLIPSE !!!!!
  5. Dreams.
  6. Braininess..
  7. I Q
  8. coca-cola as a source of edible phosphoric acid for fischer esterification
  9. Boobs and Butts
  10. parallel people and universes
  11. Healthy Weight
  12. How do wireless led devices work?
  13. Copenhagen interpretation versus many worlds.

July 24[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Science/2009 July 24

  1. Mercury Biological Effects
  2. Intelligence
  3. Medicinal use of "Cineraria[e] maritima"
  4. Venus
  5. what is TDSi engineSaurabhasks (talk) 06:10, 24 July 2009 (UTC)
  6. Mosquito and HIV
  7. temps of stellar objects
  8. Animals that eat 'meals'
  9. Cats purring
  10. Electric Shock
  11. How dehydrated was I?
  12. angular momentum to momentum
  13. medicine
  14. Wavelength versus radius
  15. DC vs AC
  16. Do electromagnetic waves have any width?
  17. Engines in Space
  18. Eiffel Tower sticks to the Moon !!!!!!!!!!
  19. E=mc2
  20. Impacts into Jupiter
  21. wave versus particle

July 25[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Science/2009 July 25

  1. Could a gull lift a cat in its beak?
  2. HIV cure
  3. wavelength distribution
  4. purpose of neutral wire in household supply
  5. Man With 'Two Brains'
  6. Viruses - what's the point?
  7. David Merrell's mouse experiments
  8. rabbits and Hopping mouse
  9. Maximum sustainable population
  10. Substance Dependence
  11. Mysterious carpark bumps
  12. What happened to the US space VLBI program?
  13. Why do buildings have foundations?
  14. example of easy irrational problem?
  15. Which cow breed is this Swiss cow?

July 26[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Science/2009 July 26

  1. Cat bird owl?
  2. Light energy
  3. Is it common to imagine that puffins are bigger than they are?
  4. Name of tree?
  5. Black Box
  6. Relative velocity
  7. Heart transplant: nerve connections
  8. Elevator logic control

July 27[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Science/2009 July 27

  1. Chesty Coughs
  2. Common mistake
  3. Knee surgery procedure
  4. Automotive suspension
  5. Powering a guitar amplifier outside (in DRY conditions, of course)
  6. XTraordinary stuff !!!
  7. Resources for cultivated plant identification?
  8. which vein is involved in echymosis over mastoid process in battles sign
  9. Butterfly effect - Changing the evolution of species with time travel
  10. What are these creatures/objects?
  11. day and night on gas giants
  12. Shotgun backfiring

July 28[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Science/2009 July 28

  1. gaps
  2. What pH ranges denature melanin?
  3. Super fast raster scan
  4. Chlorine
  5. Unsolved problems in astronomy
  6. code for jpg please..
  7. When maths go horribly wrong
  8. Vibrating parts of the body
  9. killed while having sex
  10. How much does a ton of carbon cost at the Chicago Exchange?
  11. Gears
  12. What is it called when a swallowing attempts to pull down your own throat?
  13. Hot air
  14. Chains and Pulleys
  15. Birds vs. Insects
  16. apparent size of celestial body?

July 29[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Science/2009 July 29

  1. Is this true or made-up? Thanks.
  2. Hypothetical math! ~~ Volume of water required for "the Great Flood" in Genesis?
  3. Oblation
  4. Conservation of energy
  5. Trees showing the undersides of their leaves before a summer storm
  6. Chlorhexidine
  7. Charging an 18V battery for a drill
  8. Calcium Chloride in Damprid?
  9. Bunsen Burners and Gas stoves
  10. Volume to pressure ratio?
  11. Damps in coal mines
  12. Flufenamic acid
  13. Dragons of Eden updates
  14. Eurasian plate
  15. Help idenfying the following yard plants
  16. Drugs to make me smart

July 30[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Science/2009 July 30

  1. New word phenomenon?
  2. Spider identification
  3. Mortality rate relating to refusing blood and/or medical procedure on religious grounds?
  4. Did human muscles mutate to become weaker than those of apes and other animals?
  5. Eating packing peanuts
  6. Are there really 32 AA batteries hidden inside a 6V lantern battery?
  7. Waking up on falling
  8. Global stress meter
  9. Perpetual motion from electrolysis of water under high pressure?
  10. Casimir effect-flotation in a vacuum?
  11. ammonium stearate??? Ammonium distrate
  12. "Phase shifts" in brain and IQ
  13. Saddle joints
  14. Practical problem - something light and compact to stand on
  15. For a women to lose weight after pregnancy
  16. homemade radiation treatment of food without cooking

July 31[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Science/2009 July 31

  1. Grated Puffin
  2. Two heat transfer questions
  3. Retain Martian water using deuterium!!??
  4. Do artificial sweeteners taste like sugar to non-human species?
  5. how are scientists able to see something that is billions of light years away
  6. Did the Apollo lunar missions have a contingency plan for damaged space suit during EVA?
  7. Name of body groove?
  8. Why do attractive parents have more daughters?
  9. Water for both nuclear coolant and hot coffee?
  10. A course of drugs that can be taken before conception to reduce the risk of fetal abnormalities?
  11. Identification of an NZ tree
  12. Not hungry in the morning
  13. DST Boston Mass 1964
  14. neurons
  15. Vaccines
  16. F-104 engine
  17. What proportion of people with flu have swine flu?
  18. great-grandfather