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November 18, 2018

 

Ticks!

A tick bite could have lasting consequences.

October 20, 2018

 

Fear Round-Up!

Fear this blog post about fear!

October 14, 2018

 

Fangday Reads

Knowledge is stronger than memory! So, read some of our best posts about vampires.

August 12, 2018

 

The Mendocino Complex: Climate Change, Wildfires, And Ecosystems

We look at why there’s an increasing number of “biggest ever wildfires” and how climate change is affecting California’s fire seasons.

July 3, 2018

 

Traumatic Brain Injury and Deep Brain Stimulation

About 80,000 people a year suffer a traumatic brain injury in the united states. Scientists have developed a new way to treat them.

June 22, 2018

 

Sleep In Different Cultures

Contrary to popular western practice, there is no “normal” way to sleep. There are just culturally accepted practices. Sleep is comprised of four stages of NREM (Non-Rapid Eye Movement) sleep and one of REM sleep, which is about 25 percent of a night’s sleep. These stages regulate and restore the body. People do not experience […]

June 20, 2018

 

Equinoxes and Solstices Explainer

Depending on where you are, June 21st is the longest day of the year. Or it’s the shortest. Or just another almost equidistant day.

June 12, 2018

 

Sleep Through The Ages

Ever feel like there weren’t enough hours in the day? Before the Industrial Revolution, people took their downtime in the middle of the night.

June 4, 2018

 

Turkeys Need Wingmen Too

A UC Berkeley study shows that wild male turkeys operate using cooperative courtship between dominant and subordinate males.

May 29, 2018

 

Counting Carbs

Based on a 2,000-calorie diet, the body needs 225-325 grams of carbs a day.

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