How do we suck air into our lungs, are we generating a vacuum?
In any living organism there exists are space between cells filled with interstitial fluid. Loss of this fluid into abnormal areas (3rd spacing) can cause relative to severe hypo-volemia. The fluid ...
I recently learnt that a suit called pressure suit is worn by fighter plane pilots to prevent red-outs and black-outs. And it seems to be work by - "..applying pressure to selective portions of ...
I'm assuming the answer to this largely varies from person to person. Assuming you could instantly change the pressure around your head by amount $\Delta p$, what is the minimum $\Delta p$ for your ...
Why the pressure of atmosphere doesn't crush you when you e.g. walk outside? I mean the density of air is $1.26 kg/m^3$, so with $100 km$ above us, it exerts much pressure on you when you walk ...