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Offline marisa-chan

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What are the ingredients for a human?
« on: 13/04/2009 17:09:20 »
i heard somewhere that these are the "ingredients" for a an average adult human...

Water 35 litres
Carbon 20 kg
Ammonia 4 litres
Lime 1.5 kg
Phosphorus 800g
Salt 250 g
Salt peter 100g (potassium nitrate)
Sulphur 80 grams
Fluorine 7.5
Iron 5 g
Silicone 3g
and trace amounts of 15 other elements

is this information correct?
what are the 15 other elements?
and is it possible to make a human?

just intressted... it would be amazing to make a human without sexual reproduction

(btw im not a mad scientist or anything and i am not planning to make my own human...i know its unethical)


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making a human--- ingredients/ formula for human
« Reply #1 on: 14/04/2009 01:34:13 »
Unethical not to mention impossible!
 

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« Reply #2 on: 14/04/2009 12:17:43 »
More power, Igor, more power.
 

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« Reply #3 on: 14/04/2009 12:21:33 »
Thats right - just mix them together; hang the consequences, carpe diem.
There's already saltpetre and carbon in the mix so just be careful how you add the sulphur - that makes gunpowder and you could end up with a mess. [xx(]

BTW - most people would be happy to just have sex without making a human.
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« Reply #4 on: 14/04/2009 12:44:27 »
More power, Igor, more power.
Yes indeedy. ;)
 

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making a human--- ingredients/ formula for human
« Reply #5 on: 14/04/2009 15:46:31 »
More power, Igor, more power.


Yes Master...
 

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« Reply #6 on: 14/04/2009 16:20:41 »
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s this information correct?
what are the 15 other elements?
and is it possible to make a human?

Other trace elements are, copper, colbalt, manganese, selenium,zinc, chromium and i can't think of any more let alone 15!! lol
Other elements are found in the body but its unclear whether they are essential or not.

The problem is, if you get all the right amount of ingredients together, how are you going to tll the body to make itself?? And maintain itself??
 

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« Reply #7 on: 15/04/2009 08:24:24 »
You'll end up with a cake nobody wants to eat.
 

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« Reply #8 on: 15/04/2009 10:49:30 »
 ;D ;D ;D
 

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« Reply #9 on: 15/04/2009 11:29:34 »
You'll end up with a cake nobody wants to eat.

Nobody?


They don't make them like they used to!
 

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« Reply #10 on: 15/04/2009 12:14:42 »
No they don't!
 

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Re: making a human--- ingredients/ formula for human
« Reply #11 on: 28/10/2013 23:49:44 »
*cough* Fullmetal Alchemist *Cough*
 

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Re: making a human--- ingredients/ formula for human
« Reply #12 on: 29/10/2013 06:57:14 »
Here is a discussion of Dietary Minerals.  There may be some trace elements in the body such as aluminum or lead that may either serve no vital purpose, or may in fact be toxic.

You'll end up with a cake nobody wants to eat.

Like the cellular peptide cake on TNG?



What about mincemeat pie...
Ok, maybe not mincemeat pie, but perhaps chicken pot pie.

It turns out that most of us eat flesh.  Not human flesh, but that of animals that isn't so different.  Even ignoring animal flesh, we eat proteins, carbohydrates, DNA, RNA, fatty acids, and etc.  Nothing too mysterious about eating everything it takes to make a human.  Every infant does that.
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Re: making a human--- ingredients/ formula for human
« Reply #13 on: 29/10/2013 07:52:55 »
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it would be amazing to make a human without sexual reproduction
On my planet, the sex bit is amazing and the little human is just a consequence of some quite complicated chemistry

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(btw im not a mad scientist or anything and i am not planning to make my own human...i know its unethical)
OK, I am a mad scientist, but why is it unethical to make a baby intentionally, and acceptable to play the lottery of sexual genetics? 
 

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Re: making a human--- ingredients/ formula for human
« Reply #14 on: 10/11/2013 21:56:42 »
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Unethical not to mention impossible!
It's not impossible. It may not be possible at the moment but that doesn't mean it will never be able to be do in the future. After all we're just a collection of atoms put together in just the right way.
 

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