Do some atoms remain in the body for life?

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Do some atoms remain in the body for life?
« on: 12/09/2010 19:30:02 »
Will Gray  asked the Naked Scientists:
   
I was wondering if any atoms remain in the body throughout an entire life (from birth to death).

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Will

What do you think?
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Offline Bill.D.Katt.

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Do some atoms remain in the body for life?
« Reply #1 on: 13/09/2010 06:28:48 »
I'm guessing most of the atoms that comprise nerve cells would stay fairly constant. Perhaps some atoms in bone as well, but I'm not sure.