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Hundreds of genes seen sparking to life two days after death

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posted on Jun, 23 2016 @ 01:59 AM
a reply to: Kandinsky

There's a BBC science show called 'The Infinite Monkey Cage.' In this episode (mp3), from here, they had an entertaining debate about death and the point when we can define a strawberry as dead.

BBC has done other documentaries on that topic:

posted on Jun, 23 2016 @ 02:00 AM

originally posted by: Phage
a reply to: Bedlam

Others, like muscle cells or gut will take a lickin' and keep on tickin' as they used to say, and so might do wacky pointless things as mentioned in the article, like activate repair mechanisms.

And wiggle when hit with a couple of volts. The idea behind Shelly's story.

As a yoot, we went frog gigging and I, of course, had just read about Galvani and Volta, and had to try it out. Yep, that's pretty attention getting. I can only imagine the impact it would have had on Volta, or Shelley.

posted on Jun, 25 2016 @ 07:12 AM

originally posted by: Astyanax
a reply to: chr0naut

Now they don't need to try.

Yes they do (it's the all guilt, you know).

posted on Jun, 25 2016 @ 02:19 PM

originally posted by: iTruthSeeker

So now I need to put it in my will that my body not be molested for at least a week after I die.

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