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Posts tagged body temperature

February 12, 2018

 

The heat from a relatively small hot tea produces a disproportionate amount of sweat that cools the body more effectively than room-temperature water.

Serve The Tea

It might sound counterintuitive, but a warm beverage on a hot day can help cool you off.

September 8, 2016

 

Our bodies produce less energy when we sleep, and interrupting the body's circadian rhythm may cause you to get the shivers even though you're still awake

Early Morning Shivers

If you've ever stayed up the whole night through, you may have noticed that you begin to feel cold in the hours just before morning. Why does this happen?

March 26, 2015

 

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Alcohol On A Wound

Alcohol creates a burning sensation on open wounds because it triggers your body's heat receptors.

March 4, 2014

 

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Why Operating Rooms Are So Cold

Ever wonder why operating rooms are so cold? Find out on today's A Moment Of Science.

April 22, 2013

 

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Charming Fahrenheit

Unlike most countries, the U.S. still uses the Fahrenheit scale to tell the temperature. Why?

June 1, 2012

 

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Bug Antifreeze

How do tiny bugs survive the harsh cold of winter?

February 17, 2012

 

Watch out - this guy is tough!

Crocodiles Swam The Atlantic

Crocodiles are built for survival and that's how they swam the Atlantic.

December 6, 2011

 

Say hello to this painted turtle!

Surviving Winter Underwater

Adult painted turtles head underwater, where they'll spend the winter on the bottom of a lake, pond, or river but they use some tricks to survive the cold...

March 29, 2011

 

What Do “Cold Blooded” And “Warm Blooded” Mean?

Scientists dislike using the terms "cold blooded" and "warm blooded."

December 9, 2009

 

Time In Isolation

What happens when you place people in isolation for a month?

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