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Latest Thermoregulation Stories

2011-12-13 15:00:20

Throughout the interior spaces of humans and other warm-blooded creatures is a special type of tissue known as brown fat, which may hold the secret to diets and weight-loss programs of the future.

Reindeer Pant To Release Heat
2011-10-28 05:07:01

Researchers have discovered that reindeer have multiple methods of keeping cool through their thick, long coats.

Asian Elephants Ride Out High Daytime Temperatures
2011-09-30 10:15:37

Scientists have discovered the mechanism by which Asian elephants are able to tolerate hot daytime temperatures.

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.

2011-07-28 23:27:01

NIH-funded scientists have developed a strain of mice with a built-in off switch that can selectively shut down the animals' serotonin-producing cells, which make up a brain network controlling breathing, temperature regulation, and mood.

2011-07-19 11:20:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 19, 2011/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With "feels-like" temperatures approaching or exceeding 100 degrees forecast for parts of Pennsylvania this week, the Department of Health is reminding all Pennsylvanians of important steps they can take to protect their health.

2011-07-05 08:00:00

NEW YORK, July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The world-renowned International Journal of Hyperthermia has unveiled a new special issue which addresses the thermal aspects of radiofrequency exposure on human health.

2011-06-30 00:00:29

America is already feeling the effects of summers blistering heat. Hundreds will die this year and thousands will become ill of summer heat.

2011-06-28 20:28:30

Older adults might need to reach for that glass of water a little more quickly than others during the hot summer months.

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2011-06-24 11:40:00

Scientists have found a way to take the temperature of dinosaurs that have been extinct for millions of years.


Word of the Day
gubbings
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'