The circulatory system isn't the only part of the body that keeps a beat. The brain needs rhythm too!
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This might be why so many people gain the weight back after dieting. With higher levels of ghrelin in their blood, they wind up even hungrier than they were before, even when they stop dieting. Currently, drug companies are looking for safe ways to decrease the amount of gherlin in the blood.
Now and then you hear about radio frequencies being jammed. In this Moment of Science, we’ll discuss how this occurs.
One of the more puzzling consequences of old age is a decreasing ability to appreciate the taste of a fine meal. Actually, the problem is not only a matter of taste. It also has to do with smell. When we eat something, we rely on a combined sense of taste and smell to experience flavor. [...]