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Empathy Makes Yawns More Contagious
2011-12-08 14:17:11

According to research published in the online journal PLoS ONE, you are more likely to respond to a yawn with another yawn when it comes from a family member or friend.

2011-11-07 16:59:37

Breathing. Anyone reading this article is doing it right now.

Image 1 - Yawning May Cool The Brain
2011-09-20 05:06:24

Though considered a mark of boredom or fatigue, yawning might also be a trait of the hot-headed. Literally.

2011-06-16 13:03:04

Children as young as ten are making themselves vomit in order to lose weight and the problem is more common in boys than girls.

2011-05-05 04:35:00

SALT LAKE CITY, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Flatulence. Everyone has it. Common factors contributing to flatus production are swallowed air and digestion of certain foods in the intestine.

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2011-04-08 09:05:00

Contagious yawning is not just a marker of sleepiness or boredom, it may actually be a sign of a social connection between individuals.

2011-03-16 00:00:30

Horses that don’t sweat – a condition called equine anhidrosis – run a serious health risk.

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2011-01-10 11:05:00

Little is known about the distances a cough or sneeze can travel, but researchers in Singapore are attempting to find out how airborne transmission of flu viruses takes place using a giant mirror and a high-speed camera.

2010-10-18 08:33:09

After women exercise, they generally glow with radiance.


Word of the Day
ultimo
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
The word 'ultimo' comes from the Latin phrase 'ultimo mense', 'in the last month'.
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