What gland is responsible for regulating metabolism?

What gland is responsible for regulating metabolism?

The thyroid gland regulates the body’s metabolism, while parathyroid glands regulate calcium levels and have no effect on metabolism.

What came first ice ice baby or under pressure?

The song is a medley of “Under Pressure”, originally recorded in 1981 by Queen and David Bowie, and “Ice Ice Baby”, recorded by Vanilla Ice in 1989.

Is blue eyes a mutation?

New research shows that people with blue eyes have a single, common ancestor. A team at the University of Copenhagen have tracked down a genetic mutation which took place 6-10,000 years ago and is the cause of the eye colour of all blue-eyed humans alive on the planet today.

Why do cats eyes glow at night?

Cats, dogs, and many nocturnal creatures appear to have glowing eyes because the back of their eyeballs include a special reflective layer called the tapetum lucidum. This helps animals (cats in this case) see better in low light by working like a mirror on the retina to reflect the light back through the eyes.

How much water does a fire truck hold?

So I asked one of the firemen and this is what I learned: The typical truck holds 400 to 500 gallons of water, which is only enough to put out a “trash-bin fire” (or a taxi cab fire). A real structure fire requires at least one supply line from the hydrant.

How long can a Nile crocodile hold its breath?

They normally dive for only a few minutes, but will stay underwater for up to 30 minutes if threatened, and if they remain inactive they can hold their breath for up to two hours.

When was glass first made?

Archaeologists have found evidence of man-made glass which dates back to 4000 BC; this took the form of glazes used for coating stone beads. It was not until 1500 BC that the first hollow glass container was made by covering a sand core with a layer of molten glass.

Do cows sleep on their feet?

The practice of cow tipping is generally considered an urban legend, as cows do not sleep standing up, and the implication that a cow can be pushed over and not stand up again is incorrect, as, unless injured, cows routinely lie down and can easily regain their footing.