What percentage of the human brain is water?

What percentage of the human brain is water?

“Your brain is made up of about 75 percent water” and then “The human brain is the fattest organ in the body and may consists of at least 60 percent fat”. Or: “The old adage of humans only using 10% of their brain is not true.

How is the chief justice chosen?

Like the Associate Justices, the Chief Justice is appointed by the President and confirmed by the Senate. There is no requirement that the Chief Justice serve as an Associate Justice, but 5 of the 17 Chief Justices have served on the Court as Associate Justices prior to becoming Chief Justice.

Why does an ear of corn have an even number of rows?

An ear of corn always has an even number of rows because of the genetic formula which divides the cell.

Do seagulls have taste buds?

Birds depend less on the senses of smell and taste than people do. Most birds have little use for the sense of smell. The odors of food, prey, enemies or mates quickly disperse in the wind. Birds possess olfactory glands, but they’re not well developed in most species, including the songbirds in our backyards.

Are all babies born with black hair?

Dark-haired couples have been thrown when their children are born with bright red or blond hair and vice versa. And then there are the parents who bemoan their baby’s baldness. In fact, newborn hair doesn’t actually have much bearing on what your child’s hair will eventually turn out like.

How many time zones are there in Alaska?

Alaska’s four time zones have become two. More than 98 percent of the state’s population is in one of these zones, now called Yukon time, which is one hour earlier than Pacific standard time and four hours earlier than Eastern standard time.

Why does the moon appear to change shape?

The Moon appears to change shape because we see different amounts of the lit part as the Moon orbits Earth. When the Moon is between Earth and the Sun, the lit side is hidden from us. As it moves around Earth, more and more of the lit side comes into view.

Is the blue part of the flame the hottest?

Flame color varies depending on what you’re burning and how hot it is. Color variation within in a flame is caused by uneven temperature. Typically, the hottest part of a flame — the base — glows blue, and the cooler parts at the top glow orange or yellow.