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The science behind this adorable puppy’s forehead tail
Heads or tails? Yes.
American and British scientists split the Nobel Prize for work on how cells handle hypoxia
The work is now considered a basic aspect of how cells function.
Motion sickness is proof that your body is functioning as evolution intended
After 550 million years, we still haven't found a cure.
Here’s what the most extreme modes of travel do to your body
We're not built for this stuff.
Journey to the fantastical microbe realm hidden right on your face
Your body means the world to the microbes that live on it.
Sorry, hot yoga fans. Sweating doesn’t cleanse your body.
Excerpt: Gross Anatomy
Meet the yogis who hang out in cadaver labs
You can hone your corpse pose by hanging out with actual corpses.
The world’s best freedivers seem to have evolved super-sized spleens
If you want to be a successful freediver, work out your spleen.
Scientists found a ‘new organ,’ but it might not be what you’re expecting
The interstitium helps hold our organs together, but it might do more than that.
The world’s strongest athletes aren’t shredded and for good reason
A belly isn’t a big deal when you’re eating 5,000 calories a day and lifting more than 1,000 pounds.