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November 1[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Science/2006 November 1

  1. For Better Bio Gas Yield...??
  2. Phospholipase A2
  3. [Erotic asphyxiation]] question for evolutionary biologists, endocrinologists, and maybe embryologists
  4. Where can a man go to just 'vanish'?
  5. Big Bang and Big Collapse
  6. Why do teeth have nerves?
  7. Antisocial personality disorder
  8. Speaking of teeth...
  9. Tomato Hornworm
  10. Promiscuity
  11. protein hydrolysis and H2S
  12. shelf life and storage of dynamite and pyrotol
  13. Oncology Research
  14. Image:Lugano.jpeg
  15. What is it good for?
  16. Plane crash
  17. "Psychoelectronic" devices and weapons?
  18. Tickling
  19. Dizziness during inflation
  20. Phobia of centipedes and millipedes - and why?
  21. Antisocial Personality Disorder Origon
  22. Proton
  23. Periodic table
  24. Squeezing legs

November 2[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Science/2006 November 2

  1. Having wet dreams about drinking breastmilk
  2. Electrons
  3. onservation of momentum
  4. boiling water and conserving energy
  5. Orbital maintainance as a function of orbital velocity
  6. Locusts as food for humans
  7. What causes Electromagnetic radiation ?
  8. Organization of the periodic table
  9. An experiment made to separate oil from Coconut milk.
  10. ar clapping?
  11. Fully N-type MOSFETs
  12. AIDS after death
  13. ides
  14. Boiling_water_and_conserving_energy Part 2
  15. Year without a Summer
  16. What is a "Lewis conjugate" substance?
  17. SCR's
  18. KENTUCKY'S SOIL
  19. Chemical bonding in the nitric oxide
  20. Density and space
  21. protocol
  22. Flea eggs
  23. What is the collective term for a group of Jellyfish?
  24. What is the collective term for a group of Reference Desk contributors
  25. amniocentesis
  26. Thermal Energy loss of a person
  27. gas turbine
  28. How many fish are in the sea?
  29. protein molecular weight

November 3[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Science/2006 November 3

  1. hemistry
  2. Identificiation of a spider
  3. Cable TV wiring methods
  4. q = cp*delta t * m
  5. The Harris-Benedict equations
  6. Gallium/gallinstan
  7. Krell
  8. Dark colored cliffs in Great Britain?
  9. hat is this?
  10. Earthworm and grasshopper digestion times
  11. Radiation
  12. abortion
  13. siddhis and the paranormal
  14. So, I quit smoking a few weeks ago...
  15. Bernoulli's principle
  16. Electric Fences
  17. How to thicken bleach ?
  18. Dayhoff matrix
  19. waterspouts
  20. What's so special about the ground?
  21. The Human Tongue...
  22. Favourite quantum mechanics interpretation
  23. Genetic Engineering
  24. Question on Special Relativity

November 4[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Science/2006 November 4

  1. Swallowing and breathing
  2. GE
  3. Hydrocarbon compounds
  4. Black Hole characteristics
  5. Bacteria.
  6. Water
  7. Ears ringing
  8. six pack
  9. Intensity dependent dye effect
  10. How much land required to keep free-roaming peacocks?
  11. What does roast seagull taste like?
  12. Spinning (rotating) Black Hole
  13. thermometer thingy
  14. abortion again
  15. Reaction Rate Constant
  16. Measuring outside temp in cars
  17. worms
  18. ellyfish
  19. Polymers and solubility
  20. Magnetic field on light ray
  21. Rhubarb
  22. Preventing menstrual cycle
  23. Volcanoes
  24. What happens when man takes a contraceptive pill?

November 5[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Science/2006 November 5

  1. Name of anti-depressant that makes people walk around a lot as a side-effect?
  2. Why do they euthanize horses after they break a leg?
  3. Keeping up with scientific discoveries
  4. canine cognitive dysfunction
  5. Autoclave
  6. Sound smearing and size hop of a vocoder
  7. sinusoidal oscillators(electronic)
  8. Science (various)
  9. how to plant hybrid apple seeds
  10. environment
  11. Patenting of agricultural products
  12. scientific degree
  13. Isotopes
  14. Mobile phones in airliners
  15. nergy Dissipation in Vibrating Solids
  16. Congenital disorders causing abandonment of young by animal mothers
  17. Rubies natural processes

November 6[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Science/2006 November 6

  1. How to detect the presence of UV-C (253.7 nm) light?
  2. Finding the taxonomic classification
  3. Grease + paper = semi-clear?
  4. black body radiation
  5. Organelles
  6. Home for Unwanted Scholarships
  7. old history physics
  8. Kinsey Reports
  9. Ice age?
  10. algea inhibitions test.
  11. Chemistry : Solution question
  12. Chemistry: lollipops
  13. Remote unlocking
  14. Importance of Polar Ice Caps
  15. Simple harmonic motion
  16. Scientific papers on the recently-discovered connection between psoriasis and heart disease
  17. If humans had evolved from a solely carnivorous species?
  18. Freshly boiled water and tea
  19. scientific discoveries

November 7[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Science/2006 November 7

  1. Nonalianonactanonacontanonane
  2. Cats
  3. Gulf Stream
  4. [Copeia]]
  5. winterberry
  6. Partial pressure Q
  7. A Void
  8. Blowing up the moon
  9. Evolution
  10. Skin care ingredients needed
  11. bookphobia
  12. Hyperextension of legs
  13. what keeps cells together?
  14. project of pallet calcium chloride
  15. Power steering improvement - is it possible?
  16. Milk allergies
  17. I need more info on the Electro-Chemical Receiving Telephone.
  18. Physics - Pointlike mass launched from the top of a sphere
  19. Cat Allergies
  20. General Relativity
  21. What percentage of DNA do humans share with lesser black-backed gulls?
  22. ew H2/O2 alloy
  23. industrial water pump
  24. Absolute Minimum Density
  25. Antacid
  26. Butylated hydroxyanisole
  27. Captive bred pet gulls in the UK

November 8[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Science/2006 November 8

  1. blue food coloring
  2. Standard state symbol in thermodynamics
  3. Early Film History
  4. Wiki images in Theses
  5. California earthquakes
  6. Electricity
  7. Science Project
  8. brain ?
  9. Eggs as cells
  10. Repent! The End Is Nigh!
  11. Buyoancy of wood
  12. Transit of Mercury
  13. Animal twins
  14. Viagra
  15. Zinc Production in Port Pirie, South Australia

November 9[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Science/2006 November 9

  1. Skid Marks
  2. Joules and Farads and Volts, oh my!
  3. Absolute minimum density, part II
  4. IC Accelerometer
  5. Step down Transformers
  6. Polarizers
  7. LIVER AS METABOLIC BUFFER
  8. BLOOD
  9. Chemisty Question about lollipops
  10. optical
  11. Body Sensor
  12. Crossing legs and weight
  13. Mammal kidneys
  14. science
  15. Boiling-point elevation
  16. Diseases which warrant a Quarantine
  17. Capacitors
  18. Number of Species in Asia
  19. Another Curious Question for Anyone and Everyone to Answer

November 10[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Science/2006 November 10

  1. make nanorobot
  2. Language
  3. Just because I'm paranoid...
  4. Supercharger
  5. please tell me about te project (TREFFIC PUMP)
  6. how much electricity is produced
  7. Separating Mixtures
  8. Rusting iron in water
  9. Cancer
  10. Why so big?
  11. How are refusals to participate handled on surveys ?
  12. US Congressional Election results vs Voter Surveys
  13. Mileage equivalent of raising a car.
  14. Is a solution defined as a mixture in chemistry
  15. Blindness & Nothingness
  16. Plasma
  17. Things to be discover
  18. impossible Physics"

November 11[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Science/2006 November 11

  1. Paper Mache
  2. Kepler
  3. A question on the biology of free will.
  4. Refractive index of cellulose
  5. Supernova
  6. Could science achieve this in the future?
  7. The human liver and the break down of alcohol
  8. Hospital Information
  9. Radial Tunnel Syndrome
  10. The little black hole that could
  11. Hard skin
  12. Laypersons
  13. Determining molecular structure
  14. Why does nature likes so much to produce things in pairs? (two ears, two eyes, two lungs, two legs, four legs...
  15. Oxygen used

November 12[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Science/2006 November 12

  1. tandard voltages
  2. Capacitor
  3. Graphs
  4. Psychology
  5. Anaerobic fermentation with yeast.
  6. Global warming, man made?
  7. Winners from global warming ?
  8. Footnotes
  9. gastroenterology
  10. Gabapentin
  11. List of minority-opinion scientific theories

November 13[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Science/2006 November 13

  1. One thing in two places at once.
  2. Dinosaurs and Oil
  3. How do you pronounce the name of the sirtuin family of genes?
  4. Does this make sense?
  5. Academic Equivalence of a UK Pilots License
  6. Bioenergetics - Cellular energy expended on nucleic acid production?
  7. DT ppm of quail
  8. Oil Well
  9. Do sapphires dull?
  10. High quality gyroscope
  11. Do spiders sleep?
  12. Biodegradable Corrosion
  13. tower construction
  14. scarlet fever
  15. Lime
  16. Magnets
  17. Why do the really huge gulls have eyes located on the sides of their heads?
  18. Name the fish!
  19. Long Range Gravity
  20. Identical "non-twins"
  21. vacuum container
  22. copper vs iron
  23. Latitude and longitude of place
  24. peanut butter and throat cancer
  25. what are skin parts and their functions?
  26. How is this name spelled?
  27. Evolutionary seeding or illness leading to differences in psychology?
  28. More gravity (sorry)
  29. hyperbaric oxygen treatment for hepatitis c
  30. one atmosphere of pressure??
  31. neo-natal cord care

November 14[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Science/2006 November 14

  1. Bismuth-213
  2. irradiated food
  3. Atoms
  4. Molecule
  5. re there Infinite Possible Futures? or just a lot?
  6. arliest sound recording (possibly pre-Edison)
  7. What does it mean when your Monocytes decrease..
  8. Naming a Diels-Alder product
  9. microalgal bioreactors
  10. alternating magnet
  11. organ transplantation
  12. Anomalous compounds/substances
  13. Which types of painkillers does caffeine enhance?
  14. n innovative application of laser?
  15. the liver
  16. Tai Chi hand postures
  17. Kashi
  18. Natural logarithm units
  19. Saltwater

November 15[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Science/2006 November 15

  1. physiology
  2. Bicarbonate vs. Hydrogen Carbonate
  3. Exoskeletons
  4. Non-Standard Sleeping Pattern Name
  5. Acids
  6. High specific heat of water relating to exothermic reaction (simpler question on paragraph 3)
  7. Hydrocarbon fuel cells with proton-conducting electrolytes
  8. redox potential
  9. Watts in terms of volts - equation please
  10. Magnetism
  11. low tech derusting and plating
  12. uts and bolts
  13. how to test out reactolite (photochromic) spectacle lenses?
  14. What if you don't have a gallbladder?
  15. Making magnets
  16. Cellulose found in paper
  17. HOW DO BOATS STAY AFLOAT?

November 16[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Science/2006 November 16

  1. electric bike
  2. energy
  3. The big rip, explained for a layman?
  4. induction heaters
  5. PLC
  6. RPM
  7. Eyeglass prescription
  8. Acarids
  9. rothrombin time
  10. Future geography
  11. Diabeties
  12. for psychiatrists
  13. Meals for humans
  14. science fair project

November 17[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Science/2006 November 17

  1. Displacement of the Universe
  2. upiter Explosion
  3. Greenhouse gases
  4. Targeted Drugs
  5. Memory foam outgassing
  6. Any ideas/available products for simple intercom switch over POTS?
  7. physics
  8. Original research or not?
  9. Levitating pens
  10. How do you create mass from energy?
  11. Why does spin-stabilisation work?
  12. Prilosec (medical question)
  13. casimir like effects
  14. Feeling a cold coming on
  15. Self induced Insanity - is it possible?
  16. Transmission of infrared, light and others
  17. ugar mites?
  18. teel
  19. skin necrosis

November 18[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Science/2006 November 18

  1. note
  2. The Moon
  3. Highest and lowest temperature and pressure
  4. Known black holes
  5. Number of body cells
  6. Fish bones?
  7. Capacitance problem
  8. Power Voltages
  9. Sunlenses
  10. Do animals have the period?
  11. Data Tables
  12. Gemstones
  13. Colo(u)r codes in molecular images
  14. Safety question
  15. Anabolic Steroids

November 19[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Science/2006 November 19

  1. Cell phone minutes
  2. Uranium and birth defects
  3. sodium hydroxide
  4. How many children can my wife and I have?
  5. Dogs
  6. arachutes
  7. Rocket Engines
  8. How do parafin heaters work?
  9. Why do cockatoos do this?
  10. Articles on Roadway Lighting systems
  11. Wisdom tooth extraction...
  12. Casimir attractive or repulsive?
  13. Is cannabis really good for asthma and tuberculosis?

November 20[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Science/2006 November 20

  1. School in Antarctica
  2. Physics Lab
  3. Hot air balloon materials
  4. Black Holes
  5. Bear problem...
  6. question (fear)
  7. Intercostal space
  8. Genetics
  9. electromagnetic wavelength
  10. drops
  11. properties of glass.
  12. Communication throught the earth
  13. Making a big magnet smaller
  14. Fundamental forces
  15. Orbital speed of the moon / speed of shadow during total solar eclipse
  16. Capacitor Power
  17. Electric Intensity
  18. teeth vs sugar substitutes
  19. fermion or boson?
  20. compounds
  21. gases
  22. Entropy
  23. Is lightning lethal?
  24. remote neural monitoring
  25. Scientist
  26. heeeeeeee!
  27. Bicycle on a slope
  28. the body and muscles
  29. Help needed to identify species of Swallow
  30. Shock waves
  31. Thallium as a prescribed drug
  32. Gases

November 21[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Science/2006 November 21

  1. DNA Models
  2. Better Bio Gas Yeild?
  3. icture permissions
  4. Fridge mice
  5. composition of pH buffers?
  6. Conductivity
  7. Cheap helium
  8. The Black Sea
  9. Polarization filters
  10. sychologist
  11. coordination compounds
  12. Opposite effect of Helium on voice...

November 22[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Science/2006 November 22

  1. distilled water
  2. Solenoid valves in Gasoline engines?
  3. how do computer processors work ?
  4. Takeoff
  5. Body and protiens
  6. Fat/institutionalized budgerigar question.
  7. RPET
  8. Discharging a Capacitor
  9. Carbon dioxide

November 23[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Science/2006 November 23

  1. LSD , Heroine and Mescaline
  2. can energy be described in million electron volt?
  3. Is a snapdragon's pollen poisonous?
  4. Hydrogen Powered Cars
  5. disinfecting cloths
  6. Properties of Bone
  7. RE: Electric intensity
  8. Lymphocytes
  9. Height
  10. Ballon Mothership
  11. How to remove stain from corroded "copper" coin?
  12. If photosynthesis stops, how long have we got?
  13. helium

November 24[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Science/2006 November 24

  1. echanism of voice deeping due to testosterone
  2. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  3. Decomposition on the moon and in outer space?
  4. Weird, weird anatomy question (not medical advice)
  5. masturbation
  6. Question in Chemistry
  7. E=mc2 ... innovation?
  8. Iron's role in the human body
  9. ure water
  10. Integrated circuits
  11. ounded screw heads
  12. Calculating Conductivity
  13. Iron Ingestion
  14. Crystal structure affecting properties of Group 2 metals
  15. Removing a wart
  16. Hydrazone
  17. toxicology
  18. Silly, perhaps, anatomical question.....

November 25[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Science/2006 November 25

  1. Taller people
  2. Defense mechanism
  3. SpaceShip One
  4. Question in chemistry
  5. Shapes of the molecule
  6. What population size is normal for humans?
  7. Iron poisoning
  8. Tasteless Thallium
  9. orange
  10. wood beetles
  11. What's the difference between a pigment and a dye?
  12. Endangered bacteria, algae or similar
  13. Engine Idling
  14. Lockwashers: which when?
  15. Effect of Flat Circular Shapes Falling onto a Flat Surface

November 26[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Science/2006 November 26

  1. Crystal structure affecting properties of Group 2 metals (retrieved from archive)
  2. Oxygen
  3. D. Gary Young, Young Living Essentials and Raindrop Therapy
  4. Lux-Flood acid-base definitions
  5. Barmuda triangle
  6. Palmistry
  7. Necessity of Ejaculation
  8. ld people smell!
  9. Formulae relating to conductivity required
  10. Dependency of climate on the Earth's axis of rotation
  11. lu question
  12. Who studies the origin of neurosis?
  13. Do natural levees develop during floods because slower moving waters can only carry smaller particles?
  14. Is this a House Sparrow?
  15. atmospheric stagnation
  16. insulation?

November 27[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Science/2006 November 27

  1. Magnets
  2. Ion name
  3. milk and growth
  4. RE2:Electric Intensity
  5. q nought
  6. Unknown Island
  7. Neanderthals
  8. Concentric arrangement of radio antennae
  9. Whale anatomy question
  10. wart hog and boar
  11. Digital binoculars
  12. Evolutionary reasons for plant-based medicines?
  13. availability of medicated stent
  14. Parabolic sound collecting dish
  15. how fast is the earth warming?
  16. Endangered species, man made?
  17. Big human cube
  18. Wii
  19. Fossils
  20. Negative buoyancy
  21. Remote-controlled phone--will these parts work?
  22. Solar flare

November 28[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Science/2006 November 28

  1. Biological pollutants in Human Waste
  2. quickest way to lose weight
  3. biology
  4. Topic on Consumer Awareness
  5. Rotary Cam
  6. BEARING
  7.  ?
  8. URGENT! What do you call the test to determine whether one is a suitable bone marrow donor?
  9. Fish deuterostomic or Protostomic
  10. ice shoulders
  11. Energy to make a wind turbine.
  12. "Market" for leptin
  13. detailed information regarding the physics of webbed feet in birds, especially as it relates to birds which skim on the water as it lands
  14. The abuses of silicates
  15. Why does burning natural gas produce 40% less CO2 than burning coal?
  16. boron
  17. urface area of a lightbulb
  18. Equations
  19. Fv vs Fab (Antibodies)
  20. Stock System
  21. annihilation of matter
  22. battery
  23. Finding a table with the charge of Ions

November 29[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Science/2006 November 29

  1. Valence Electrons
  2. Can one be 'left-eared'?...
  3. astor bean
  4. rapezius
  5. bs
  6. ticky notes
  7. urine fertilizer
  8. B12/Cyanocobalamin
  9. ph scale
  10. Finance / SEC question: How much is MySpace founder Chris DeWolfe worth?
  11. Reverse polarity and antimatter query
  12. repulsive quantum vacuum
  13. Photon Duality
  14. science help
  15. avoidant personality disorder
  16. Tuning fork
  17. How are radioactive materials mined? Where do they occur naturally?
  18. History of Gears
  19. banana "strings"
  20. nail varnish
  21. How do they make Liquid Nitrogen?

November 30[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Science/2006 November 30

  1. Left and Right Side of the heart
  2. BACTERIA.........
  3. maximum RPM
  4. Environmental Effects of Tobacco
  5. hey may die, but they won't care
  6. Energy Divided by Mass or Volume
  7. Sustainability of nuclear fission
  8. Minaret construction
  9. Short dipole antenna
  10. otulism
  11. Lovebird question
  12. reath
  13. coal making
  14. Water Scientific term
  15. Molecules & Chemical Formula of Medicines?
  16. Achilles tendon
  17. Humidex vs. heat index...