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May 14, 2015 07:42 AM ET
Some animals are warm-blooded, while others are cold-blooded. What sets them apart, and what advantages does each kind have over the other?
May 14, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A big round fish that some have likened to a swimming flat beach ball has just been identified as the first known fully warm-blooded fish.
May 5, 2015 03:07 PM ET
These days, blood transfusion is one of the most common medical procedures performed in U.S. hospitals. It's a procedure we've all but perfected, but it wasn't always that way.
Apr 3, 2015 02:59 PM ET // Discovery News
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Mar 10, 2015 08:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Being a blue blood in the Antarctic turns out to be a very good thing, especially if you're an octopus. Continue reading →
Mar 9, 2015 11:30 AM ET // Anna Salleh, ABC Science Online
Sheep can reduce water loss by using a heat exchange system in their brain to cool down their blood.
Feb 17, 2015 12:00 PM ET
Why on Earth does the body sometimes decide to start gushing blood out of its nose -- when no one has even punched it? It's a problem for more people than you might imagine, and Julia explains what things can bring on a dreaded nosebleed.
Dec 8, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Runners may benefit from the power of placebos -- even after they know they've been duped.
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