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Posts tagged intestines

June 3, 2014

 

Lots of bananas stacked on top of one another.

The Ins And Outs Of Fat Storage

Most people know that it's a good idea to stay away from fatty foods, but do you know how the body stores fat?

February 11, 2014

 

A plate of muffins with drizzled frosting and sprinkles

Rumbles From The Deep

Ever wonder why your stomach makes all that noise when you're hungry?

January 30, 2013

 

a man in a straw hat taking a siesta

The Science Of The Siesta

Ever feel sleepy after a big lunch? Find out the science behind taking a siesta!

September 24, 2012

 

a labrador leaning over a toilet

Yak The Yuk

How can dogs eat anything from homework to food wrappers and still be ok?

August 15, 2011

 

garlic

True Love And Garlic

Why don't tooth-brushing and mouthwash really help? Why makes garlic so persistently stinky?

December 28, 2010

 

brain_horror

The Enteric Nervous System: Your “Extra” Brain

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.

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.

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.

March 3, 2005

 

Crunchy, Indigestible Goodness

We’ve all heard how important fiber is in our diet, but what’s so great about fiber? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

March 9, 2004

 

The Anatomy of Fear

What happens in your body when you're frightened? Find out on this Moment of Science.

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