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“blood”

Apr 3, 2015 02:59 PM ET // Discovery News
Catch up on what you missed this week in Sci/Tech news! Continue reading →
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.
Oct 30, 2014 12:10 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The forensics of movie monsters reveals that most popular Halloween and horror film characters aren't fearsome. They're just not feeling well. Continue reading →
Sep 24, 2014 01:17 PM ET
A small-sample study has reported promising results in the use of a blood test to diagnose depression. It's a welcome step forward in the study of an illness that affects some 10 percent of people.
Jun 24, 2014 07:01 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Vampire bats would fail miserably at a food and wine tasting event since they seem to only enjoy the flavor of one thing: blood. Continue reading →
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