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“Human Body”

Jul 7, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The nose isn't the only part of the body that knows and detects odors.
Jun 30, 2014 06:15 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Dirty needles and other carelessness can spread serious diseases among acupuncture patients.
Apr 22, 2014 06:40 PM ET // Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
Taking daytime naps is linked with an increased risk of death, a new study from England suggests.
Feb 25, 2014 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Without protective fur to safeguard against sun damage, our ancestors went from pale-skinned to dark-skinned.
Feb 14, 2014 02:04 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Mothers produce breast milk that differs depending on the baby's gender, new research shows. Continue reading →
Feb 11, 2014 06:13 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Strange, elongated skulls found in South America are spawning theories about unknown humans and aliens. But why?
Feb 6, 2014 09:43 AM ET // Laura Poppick, LiveScience
We aren't likely to see quintuple jumps in Olympic figure skating soon because the human body just can't spin any more times in midair.
Jan 30, 2014 12:29 PM ET
From humans to monkeys to lizards to frogs, every known species, both living and extinct, with a jaw and a backbone has paired limbs! Trace discusses how our stomachs could be the reason why many species evolved into creatures with four appendages.
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