Asked in Cardiovascular Health
Can carbon dioxide kill you?
Yes, if it is concentrated, e.g. you are breathing nothing but it. Remember though, a large portion of the air we breathe is Carbon Dioxide. So, yes in large quantaties. That's why we need plants to live: Humans breathe out Carbon dioxide > Plants breathe in carbon dioxide > Plants breathe out oxygen > humans breathe in oxygen > Humans breathe out Carbon dioxide > Plants breathe in carbon dioxide > and so on ...
Asked in Biochemistry
Can you breathe in carbon dioxide when you're sleeping?
There is no mechanism to filter carbon dioxide in humans. You will breathe carbon dioxide both when you are awake and also when you are sleeping. ...
Asked in Biology, Animal Life, Respiratory System
Does penguins breathe in carbon dioxide and lets out oxygen?
Penguins breathe in oxygen and breathe out carbon dioxide. They have this in common with all animals. ...
Do humans breathe in carbon dioxide?
Humans breathe in whatever happens to be in the air when they breathe in. If there is carbon dioxide then they will breathe it in as well as nitrogen and oxygen. However they only use the oxygen for respiration so they breathe out everything else with extra carbon dioxide. ...
Asked in Jobs & Education
What makes plants unique from animals in the food chain?
Plants breathe in carbon dioxide and breathe out oxygen; animals breathe in oxygen & breathe out carbon dioxide. ...