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how many pairs of chromosomes do we have?
23
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what are alkanes?
a saturated hydrocarbon
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how does drugs affect the heart?
Once drugs are taken and enter the bloodstream the heart pumps blood containing the drug to the brain where it will affect how people feel. Drugs can also have an affect on the heart directly and exacerbate heart disease. Heavy drinking of alcohol,
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what is a alkene?
a unsaturated hydrocarbon
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what are gamma rays used for?
to kill cancer cells
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how does drugs affect the brain?
When drugs get into the bloodstream they are carried to all parts of the body and some reach the brain. The quicker the drug reaches the brain, the more intense the effects. The quickest way to get a drug into the brain - and also the most dangerous
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what is the female gene (the gene to tell if you are having a girl baby)?
Xx
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what is the male gene (the gene to tell if you are having a boy baby)?
XY
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how does drugs affect the liver?
The liver breaks down or alters the chemical structure of drugs, gradually neutralising the affects of the drug. Excessive, long term drinking of alcohol can result in damage to the liver, including cirrhosis, which can be fatal. Suggestions that e
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how does drugs affect the lungs?
Because the lungs provide the oxygen directly and very effectively to the body, anything that is inhaled similarly enters the blood and ultimately the brain very quickly. This is most promounced in drugs that are normally snorted but are chemically a
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