Posts in: biology

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To Sleep, Perchance to Breathe

To Sleep, Perchance to Breathe

A night in New York University’s Sleep Disorders Center.

By | Posted July 27, 2007

Why does skin complexion change with the seasons?

Why does skin complexion change with the seasons?

– asks M.P. from New York, NY

By | Posted July 23, 2007

When you get out of the pool, why is your vision filmy and cloudy? Does this damage your eyes?

When you get out of the pool, why is your vision filmy and cloudy? Does this damage your eyes?

– asks Margaret from Ohio

By | Posted July 16, 2007

Cancer Clock

Cancer Clock

The body’s clock could hold clues to why we get cancer–and how to treat it.

By | Posted July 5, 2007

How are nests made, and are people changing the materials birds use for them?

How are nests made, and are people changing the materials birds use for them?

– asks Peggy from University Heights, OH

By | Posted July 2, 2007

Why do people wear hard contact lenses?

Why do people wear hard contact lenses?

– asks Lindsey from New York

By | Posted June 25, 2007

Inuits live in very cold climates, why do they have dark skin?

Inuits live in very cold climates, why do they have dark skin?

– asks Anonymous

By | Posted June 18, 2007

Does elevating your heart rate during exercise have the same effect on you as a fight or flight response?

Does elevating your heart rate during exercise have the same effect on you as a fight or flight response?

– asks Anh Nguyen from San Jose, California

By | Posted June 11, 2007

The Things They Carried

The Things They Carried

Parasites, bacteria and viruses mark the trail of human evolution.

By | Posted April 20, 2007

I have a friend who says he can't cry -- are there medical conditions that stop people from crying?

I have a friend who says he can’t cry — are there medical conditions that stop people from crying?

– asks Rose Kelly

By | Posted April 16, 2007

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