You've just snacked on rice cakes. Why are you still hungry?
Fear smells like sugar. At least that's the case for zebra fish.
If the brain can upset the gut, can the gut upset the brain?
We humans are dependent on chemicals like water, air, sugars, starches, fats, proteins, as well as on small amounts of vitamins and minerals.
Any chimpanzee from Kibale National Park in Uganda will tell you, being top banana has its advantages. But, there are many disadvantages as well.
You exercise, eat right, and still have difficulty keeping the weight off. Could the problem be how your brain responds to dieting?
Monotremes, like the platypus, lay eggs and don't have placentas. So how does the mother's body know when to start lactating?
Why do hands and feet sweat so much? How do hormones and the nervous system control the body's cooling system?
Is there a physiological mechanism that helps regulate life strategies?
Plants are using wonderful and intriguing ways to defend themselves against predators.