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Re: Can you Guess What This is ?
« Reply #2750 on: 25/04/2009 13:41:04 »
He complained about me not responding fast enough.... tick tick!
 

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Re: Can you Guess What This is ?
« Reply #2751 on: 25/04/2009 13:57:26 »


He did did he? Tut tut, or should that be tick tick. :)
 

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Re: Can you Guess What This is ?
« Reply #2752 on: 25/04/2009 14:05:06 »
Humans have these cells, yes.
 

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Re: Can you Guess What This is ?
« Reply #2753 on: 25/04/2009 14:18:10 »
This isn't another mutation like the last one is it?
 

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Re: Can you Guess What This is ?
« Reply #2754 on: 25/04/2009 14:22:37 »
No
 

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Re: Can you Guess What This is ?
« Reply #2755 on: 25/04/2009 15:51:05 »
Are they some sort of connective tissue cell?
 

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Re: Can you Guess What This is ?
« Reply #2756 on: 25/04/2009 16:03:21 »
No
 

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Re: Can you Guess What This is ?
« Reply #2757 on: 25/04/2009 16:08:32 »
is this a trick question like the last one at all?  :P You said humans have them but they occur naturally in ALL humans?
 

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Re: Can you Guess What This is ?
« Reply #2758 on: 25/04/2009 16:18:45 »
It's not a trick question.

Humans are "supposed" to have these cells.
 

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Re: Can you Guess What This is ?
« Reply #2759 on: 25/04/2009 16:33:06 »
Do they occur in the brain? clearly not neurons though...

hmph, well ill be damned! think ill sleep on it  :)
 

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Re: Can you Guess What This is ?
« Reply #2760 on: 25/04/2009 16:36:23 »
They are close to the brain.

The red/orange/yellow cells are neurons.
 

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Re: Can you Guess What This is ?
« Reply #2761 on: 25/04/2009 17:05:43 »
Do they have anything to do with either the cerebellum or brain stem?
 

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Re: Can you Guess What This is ?
« Reply #2762 on: 25/04/2009 17:15:18 »
oow, are they purkinje nerve cells in the cerebelum?

"Purkinje nerve cells have a flask-like body from which numerous highly branched dendrites extend."
 

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Re: Can you Guess What This is ?
« Reply #2763 on: 25/04/2009 19:28:33 »
An Alternative Interpretation:

After checking the literature to confirm the possibility, I have concluded that these are probably taste cells.
« Last Edit: 25/04/2009 23:50:45 by JimBob »
 

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Re: Can you Guess What This is ?
« Reply #2764 on: 25/04/2009 19:33:40 »
I have not been sleeping more than 4 or 5 hours all week so I took an Ambien (zolpidem) to sleep. I do NOT normally stay upright after taking a pill. I apologize for the scene I made.
 

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Re: Can you Guess What This is ?
« Reply #2765 on: 26/04/2009 02:39:47 »
hehe, well scenes keep life interesting  ;)

Stefan said the yellow/orange bits are neurons... so taste cells, how so??? :-\
 

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Re: Can you Guess What This is ?
« Reply #2766 on: 26/04/2009 03:03:56 »
I had a hunch and found this - Looks identical

http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/biosi/staffinfo/jacob/teaching/sensory/taste_receptors4.gif

This is also could very well be olfactory cells but the cells on the other side make it more likely that it is taste, not smell.
« Last Edit: 26/04/2009 03:09:44 by JimBob »
 

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Re: Can you Guess What This is ?
« Reply #2767 on: 26/04/2009 03:14:57 »
Yeah so it does!
 

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Re: Can you Guess What This is ?
« Reply #2768 on: 26/04/2009 03:18:03 »
What time is it there? Afternoon?
 

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Re: Can you Guess What This is ?
« Reply #2769 on: 26/04/2009 03:21:57 »
11.20am  :) Maybe Stefan is still asleep... lazy bugger... hehe  :D Or just bored with us  :P
 

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Re: Can you Guess What This is ?
« Reply #2770 on: 26/04/2009 03:26:12 »
Oh i got another star!!! getting closer to being an official junkie, yeehaaa!
 

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Re: Can you Guess What This is ?
« Reply #2771 on: 26/04/2009 03:28:01 »
Oh - D'Oh! pulled a Homer - I looked at the time for New Zealand on the map.
 

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Re: Can you Guess What This is ?
« Reply #2772 on: 26/04/2009 03:28:34 »
Once you go naked you'll never go back!
 

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Re: Can you Guess What This is ?
« Reply #2773 on: 26/04/2009 03:46:49 »
Once you go naked you'll never go back!

haha, aye?? im just a youngin, not sure im up with the rather perverted sense of humor of the elders ;)
 

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Re: Can you Guess What This is ?
« Reply #2774 on: 26/04/2009 03:47:52 »
Well im gunna hit the books while i wait for Mr brain to spill the beans :)
 

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