· Humans are the only primates that don't have
pigment in the palms of their hands.
· Humans can make do longer without food than
· Humans have 46 chromosomes, peas have 14
and crayfish have 200.
· Humans have more facial muscles than any
other animal on earth - 22 on each side of the
· Humans have the ability to differentiate about
· Humans share 50% of their DNA with bananas.
· Humans shed about 600,000 particles of skin
every hour - about 1.5 pounds a year. By 70
years of age, an average person will have lost
105 pounds of skin.
· Humans shed and regrow outer skin cells about
every 27 days.
· Identical twins have identical DNA but not
· If Barbie were life-size, her measurements would
· If human sense of smell is affected, sense of
taste is also affected as the brain interprets
signals from the nose and tongue.
· If saliva cannot dissolve something, you cannot
· If the human eye was a digital camera it would
have 576 megapixels.
· If the lining of mucus were to disappear from
your stomach, your stomach would digest itself.
· If uncoiled, the DNA in all the cells in your body
would stretch 10 billion miles, from here to
Pluto and back.