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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.

2011-04-18 09:17:00

WATERTOWN, Mass., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Measuring the body temperatures of newborns with temporal artery thermometry (forehead scanning) provides readings comparable to results obtained by axillary (under arm) thermometry, the clinically recommended method for this patient population, but causes less discomfort, according to a new study reported in Advances in Neonatal Care.

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2011-03-09 08:06:19

According to new research, people with extra body fat may not have a lower body temperature than thinner people, a finding that is in contrast with one popular theory on obesity.

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2011-02-18 06:05:00

Black bears show surprisingly significant and previously unobserved slowing of their metabolism during and after hibernation.

2010-10-18 08:33:09

After women exercise, they generally glow with radiance.

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2010-10-08 13:25:00

Women have to work harder than men in order to start sweating, while men are more effective sweaters during exercise.

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2010-10-07 10:07:26

In recent decades documented biological changes in the far Northern Hemisphere have been attributed to global warming, changes from species extinctions to shifting geographic ranges.

2010-08-06 17:11:15

In 2003, a massive heat wave struck and killed some 30,000 people in Europe in an area where heat was not considered a major threat.

2010-08-05 16:23:00

In trying to predict how species will respond to climate change caused by global warming, researchers and scientists are turning to comparative physiology, a sub-discipline of physiology that studies how different organisms function and adapt to diverse and changing environments.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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