Placenta’s alarm clock signals when it’s time for birth to begin
Check the timer. Is it time for me to come out yet?Jellyfish Pictures/Science Photo LibraryBy Jessica HamzelouTime to push? The moment when pregnancy ends and giving birth begins appears to be controlled by the set of membranes surrounding the fetus, which act like a clock. Drugs that slow down or speed up the clock could help ensure more babies are...
I regard the brain as a computer which will stop working when its component fail. There is no heaven or afterlife for broken-down computers. That is a fairy story for people afraid of the dark