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Posts tagged physiology

December 18, 2013

 

Foot injury being treated with an ice pack

Put Some Ice On It

Are you injured? Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation will get you fast results!

November 18, 2013

 

Three baby rats cuddle while sleeping.

Who You Calling a Rat?

It's not a flattering likeness, but rats and humans actually have a lot in common, including physiology.

July 17, 2013

 

A red heart on a gray background

Are You Sure Your Heart’s In The Right Place?

On today's Moment of Science, we're sure your heart's in the right place.

July 11, 2012

 

a man singing in front of a crowd

Is There Such A Thing As Better Vocal Cords?

There's almost no difference between one person's vocal cords and another's, except that men generally have larger vocal cords than women.

May 11, 2012

 

mount everest

Two Climbers Climbed Everest Without Supplemental Oxygen. How?

Although Everest had first been climbed in 1953, this was the first successful ascent to be made without supplemental oxygen.

September 9, 2010

 

silver high heels

Fact Or Fiction: Pregnant Women Should Not Wear High Heels

Is it true that pregnant women should avoid high heels?

July 27, 2010

 

Newborn baby and mother

Girl Fetuses Respond To Mothers’ Stress More Than Their Brothers

Scientists find that male fetuses ignore their mothers' stress signals.

July 24, 2010

 

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These Boots Were NOT Made For Walkin’

Most women find it obvious that high heels are not the greatest walking shoes. But how bad are they really?

July 19, 2010

 

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Baseball Pitchers Are Taking The Heat

A new study of baseball players between 2002 and 2008 shows that pitchers are getting injured hand over fist!

September 27, 2003

 

Water Deprivation and Eating

Today's Moment of Science investigates the relationship between water deprivation and a body's feeding habits.

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