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Posts tagged muscle fibers

August 18, 2011

 

fly on wall

Housefly Acrobatics

Wait a minute before reaching for the fly swatter to check out the incredible aeronautical feats a fly can perform with ease!

June 9, 2009

 

Astronaut floating in space

Worms in Space

Why do we send worms into space? Find out on this Moment of Science.

August 26, 2006

 

a man grabs a large weight that is on the ground

How You Get Those Big Muscles

You probably know that the way to stronger muscles is a weight or resistance training program, but do you know how weight lifting increases strength?

September 27, 2003

 

The Parts of Metabolism

Today’s Moment of Science unravels the parts of metabolism. But first, what is metabolism really? Statements like “he can eat a lot because he has a fast metabolism” are somewhat misleading. Metabolism isn’t about the digestion of food in your stomach; it’s the name given to all of the chemical changes that occur in an [...]

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