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Sea otters defy our understanding of metabolism
A powerful but inefficient metabolism generates the heat otters need to survive.
Your liver does more than you give it credit for
Here are four reasons to celebrate the body’s largest internal organ.
A low-carb diet doesn’t guarantee weight loss
Experts can’t agree on how to measure caloric effects on metabolism.
It takes six months to lose all your holiday weight. Here’s how to avoid gaining it instead.
All dieting is yo-yo dieting.
Our average body temperatures seem to be dropping
Talk about historical hotties.
Anorexia may be more complicated than we thought
A genetic study argues for a more nuanced view of the disorder.
Why your office is so cold, and how to deal with it
The summer freeze is upon us.
When you burn fat, where does it actually go?
Getting rid of fat can be exhausting, but it's as natural as breathing.
Feed Or Starve A Sickness? It Depends On The Infection
Fasting eases bacterial, but not viral, illnesses in mice
What If Humans Could Photosynthesize?
What would it take to let us produce energy the way plants do?