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

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.

What breed of cat is hairless?

While they lack much of the fur of other cat breeds Sphynx cats are not necessarily hypoallergenic. Allergies to cats are triggered by a protein called Fel d1, not cat hair itself. Fel d1 is a tiny and sticky protein primarily found in cat saliva and sebaceous glands.

Who chopped down the cherry tree and why?

Myth: George Washington once chopped down his father’s favorite cherry tree. The story goes that a young George was about six years old and had been given a hatchet, which he enthusiastically used to chop at just about anything in sight.

What does permanent press mean on a washing machine?

The Permanent Press Cycle uses the normal speed spin and has 45 seconds of cool water sprayed on clothes at the end of the cycle. This lower agitation speed and cool water is supposed to prevent wrinkles in clothing like cotton fabric that is prone to wrinkling.

What is the percentage of water in bones?

The human body is more than 60 percent water. Blood is 92 percent water, the brain and muscles are 75 percent water, and bones are about 22 percent water. * A human can survive for a month or more without eating food, but only a week or so without drinking water.

Can it snow when it’s below freezing?

It rarely snows when the temperature drops below zero degrees Fahrenheit (-18 degrees Celsius). But snow does sometimes fall even when it’s that cold. Snow can fall even in the coldest place on Earth, Antarctica, at temperatures well below zero. It turns out that moisture is more important than temperature.

What is the longest anyone has been in space?

March 22, 1995: Longest Human Space Adventure Ends. 1995: Cosmonaut Valeri Polyakov returns to Earth from the longest-ever stay in space by a human. He spent just over 437 days in the Mir space station.

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.