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February 11, 2014

 

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Rumbles From The Deep

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

February 14, 2013

 

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Why Am I Still Hungry?

You've just snacked on rice cakes. Why are you still hungry?

January 30, 2013

 

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The Science Of The Siesta

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

December 12, 2011

 

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The Renaissance Organ

There's one da Vinci of the body, a true Renaissance organ, which can perform functions of the lungs, liver, stomach and kidneys.

October 17, 2011

 

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Curbing Methane Emissions With Microbes

Cows, goats, and sheep require symbiotic microbes to help digest the plant biomass that they eat, and some of these microbes make methane.

September 22, 2011

 

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Some Monkeys Chew Their Cud?

Proboscis monkeys from Borneo and cows do have something in common: They both chew their cuds.

February 1, 2011

 

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How Your Stomach Digests Food Using Protease

How does your body know to stop digesting after all the food is gone?

December 24, 2009

 

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Butterflies In Your Stomach

What happens in your body when you get nervous? Why do you feel like you have butterflies in your stomach?

December 15, 2009

 

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What Causes Morning Breath?

What causes bad breath and sore throat in the morning?

October 21, 2009

 

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How Dogs Eat

Why do dogs seem to gulp down any and all food put in front of them?

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