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Posts tagged digestion

September 10, 2009


Inside man's open mouth

Why We Need Bacteria

Come to find out, bacteria is not all that bad. In fact, it's quite necessary for human life to thrive.

June 1, 2009


Snake slithering across a road

Why Are There So Many Dead Snakes in the Road?

Ever wonder why there are so many dead snakes in the road? Find out on this Moment of Science.

March 13, 2009


Earthworm crawling through grass

Darwin’s Worms

Earthworms swallow soil, extract nutrients from it, then excrete the rest up onto the surface.

August 26, 2006


a plastic model of human organs

The Impressive Liver

Unless you've experienced problems with your liver, you may not appreciate the many important responsibilities of this pretty extraordinary organ.

April 4, 2006


balsamic vinegar drops in oil

Bile and the Digestion of Fats

What is stomach bile and where does it come into your body's digestive process?

January 20, 2006



The Creature with the Extra Brain in Its Gut

It would probably make a pretty cheesy horror movie, but the thing is, it's true. In fact, that creature with the extra brain is you.

October 15, 2004


Baby Taste Preference

Want to know how to reduce pickiness in your child's diet? Find out on this Moment of Science.

December 23, 2003


Digestion and Migration

If you thought birds were amazing before, wait until you hear what they put their bodies through in order to migrate.

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