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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.

2011-05-30 00:00:29

CHILL Towels cool an athletes core body temperature allowing them to feel refreshed, energized and invigorated before, during and after an event. Key West, FL (PRWEB) May 28, 2011 Athletes and sport trainers know what it takes to be a champion.

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2011-05-02 07:50:00

To find out what motivates pigs to frolic around in the mud, a scientist in the Netherlands looked at the wallowing behavior of its wild relatives.


Word of the Day
dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.