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January 20, 2017

 

Nihon-Ama-Gaeru, Japanese tree frog, Hylidae japonica that is sitting on a leaf of a spindle tree, waiting for insect to catch. Hopefully it's not a poisonous one!

How to Heave Your Guts

You've heard the expression "to heave your guts" used to refer to vomiting. In the case of frogs and toads, "heaving your guts" can have a literal connotation.

July 17, 2014

 

There's a surprising amount of potential energy stored up in a balloon.

Bang!

Bursting balloons make a lot of noise. How can something so simple be so loud?

June 3, 2014

 

How is it exactly that your body stores the energy in, say, a banana for later use?

The Ins And Outs Of Fat Storage

Most people know that it's a good idea to stay away from fatty foods, but do you know how the body stores fat?

February 11, 2014

 

Sometimes just the sight of a tasty snack can get our stomachs rumbling.

Rumbles From The Deep

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

February 14, 2013

 

Make sure to snack and eat food that is nutritious so that you feel fuller, longer.

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

 

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

 

Some Monkeys Chew Their Cud?

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

February 1, 2011

 

How Your Stomach Digests Food Using Protease

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

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