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Posts tagged body temperature

March 4, 2014

 

An operating room full of high-tech equipment

Why Operating Rooms Are So Cold

Ever wonder why operating rooms are so cold? Find out on today's A Moment Of Science.

April 22, 2013

 

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Charming Fahrenheit

Unlike most countries, the U.S. still uses the Fahrenheit scale to tell the temperature. Why?

June 1, 2012

 

a ladybug crawls up a hill of snow

Bug Antifreeze

How do tiny bugs survive the harsh cold of winter?

February 17, 2012

 

crocodile in water

Crocodiles Swam The Atlantic

Crocodiles are built for survival and that's how they swam the Atlantic.

December 6, 2011

 

painted turtle

Surviving Winter Underwater

Adult painted turtles head underwater, where they'll spend the winter on the bottom of a lake, pond, or river but they use some tricks to survive the cold...

March 29, 2011

 

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What Do “Cold Blooded” And “Warm Blooded” Mean?

Scientists dislike using the terms "cold blooded" and "warm blooded."

December 9, 2009

 

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Time In Isolation

What happens when you place people in isolation for a month?

December 8, 2009

 

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Our Biological Clock

How do biological clocks, also known as circadian clocks, work?

October 14, 2008

 

Man sleeping in bed

Early-morning Shivers

If you've ever stayed up the whole night through, you may have noticed that you begin to feel cold in the hours just before morning. Why does this happen?

July 15, 2008

 

Tree under hot sun

Too Hot Or Just Right?

If our body temperature is in the nineties why do similar air temperatures feel too hot instead of just right? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

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