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Posts tagged blood vessels

November 18, 2010

 

What Happens To Your Body During Frostbite?

What is frostbite and why is it so dangerous to your body?

July 1, 2009

 

Origami Science: Ancient Art To Cutting Edge Science

Need a way to make something large and expansive, small and compact for its journey to its final destination? Scientists are looking to origami to do just that.

June 5, 2008

 

Green Bruises

If blood is either red or blueish, depending on the presence of oxygen, why are bruises sometimes black, green, brown, or even yellow?

April 22, 2008

 

More Salt, Higher Blood Pressure

You may have heard that too much salt is bad for you. Have you ever really understood why though? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

June 29, 2007

 

Creating Clots

How do these new Cancer therapies work, and how effective are they?

January 22, 2006

 

Putting the Freeze on Brain Freeze

If you had to guess the most common cause of headaches, would you ever suspect the culprit is ice cream?

October 21, 2005

 

Fainting Away

Do you faint if you see, or maybe even think about blood? The symptoms you are experiencing are part of a syndrome called vasovagal syncope syndrome. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 8, 2005

 

Rosacea

You know how Santa Claus is always depicted with rosy red cheeks? We have a theory that Mr. Claus has the skin condition, rosacea. Rosacea is a skin condition affecting about 14 million adults in the United States. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

March 9, 2004

 

The Anatomy of Fear

What happens in your body when you're frightened? Find out on this Moment of Science.

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