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alpha decay
He- 2 protons and 2 nuetrons
half-life of c-14
5730 years
wavelenght spectrum thingy
gamma-xray-ultraviolet-visible-infrared-microwaves-tv waves-radio
great xylophones use very inexpensive materials to run
ionizes water in cells
x-rays
fought against Philip of Macedonia-committed suicide with poison
Demosthenes
Earliest egyptian medical record

when?
Ebers papyrus
1550 bc
sumerians wrote on these
cuneiform tablets
LSD stands for
lysergic acid diethylmide
ignis sacer means
holy fire
two types of ergotisms
convulsive
gangrenous
dude who 'saved' them all from ergotism
Hugh the great
ergotism caused this religious phenomenon in 1741
Great Awakening
Peter the Great was from...
Russia
Peter the Great was aiming for the city of
Constantinople (istanbul)
Peter the Great was stopped by
ergotism
'real' father of toxicology
Bonaventura Orfila
name of ergot used for medicine
cafergot
cured morning sickness with one dimer, other caused deformed fetuses
thalidomide
2 very deadly red poisons
sarin and tabun
first scientist accepted by military
Fritz Haber
used in gas chambers in holocaust
zyklon-b
company in charge of many of the tests on Jews and made many new medicines
IG Farben industries
- No, Farben and Industies mean the same thing. Just IG Farben.
-lol
mother of environmental movement
Rachel Carson
mother of environmental movement wrote...
Silent Spring
how many families relocated in Love Canal
239
Love canal now known as
Black Creek Village
when and why was Agent Orange used
Vietnam, used to get rid of forest cuz vietcong were hiding
Agent orange also caused...
cancer, birth defects, low fertility, diabetes
Monsanto makes...
Roundup
Causes tetanus
chlostridium tetani
means foreign to life
xenobiotic
too little causes parkinsons
dopamine
cocaine affects this neurotransmitter
dopamine
too much dopamine causes
schizophrenia
Neurons: cell body aka
perikaryon
Schwann cells are a subgroup of this helper cell group...
glial cells
space between Schwann cells
nodes of Ranvier
receives messages for cell
dendrites
synaptic cleft is how wide?
50nm
does condensation
choline acetyltransferase
does hydrolysis
acetylcholine esterase
Acetylcholine esterase makes a break every...
40 microseconds
seratonin does...
peaceful feeling in brain
causes inflammation
histamine
physostigmine comes from...
the calabar bean
blue poisons do
competitive binding
used on poison tip arrows in amazon
curare
bungarotoxin comes from
Krait snakes
muscle relaxant
succinylcholine
botulinus tetani is used in surgery to...
get rid of wrinkles