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Posts tagged digestion

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

 

brain_horror

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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