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WATCH: What Happens To Your Body After You Die?

| Posted 04.08.2014 | Science

Whatever your beliefs, most people would agree that the body we leave behind when we depart this mortal coil is just a heap of bones and flesh. But wh...

Yarn Study May Hold Key To 'Superhuman' Strength

LiveScience | Tanya Lewis | Posted 02.21.2014 | Science

Using just coiled fishing line and sewing thread, a team of scientists has developed a way to create super-strong artificial muscles. The fiber musc...

Can Humans Sniff Out Sickness?

LiveScience | Rachael Rettner | Posted 01.27.2014 | Science

Humans may be able to smell sickness, or at least detect a distinct odor in the sweat of people with highly active immune systems who are responding ...

REVEALED: Where Emotions Are 'Felt' In Your Body

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science

Scientists have long known that common emotions can trigger sensations in our bodies -- whether it's butterflies in the stomach (anxiety) or hot cheek...

This Artist's Take on the Human Form Will Amaze You

Darby Roach | Posted 02.11.2014 | Arts
Darby Roach

José Taveras is a Lisbon artist with a different vision of what makes us human.

Why Love Prevails: What Is Marriage?

Charles J. Reid, Jr. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Charles J. Reid, Jr.

Emotion, for Anderson and Girgis, is an inadequate foundation for marriage, affection a weak and unsteady cornerstone. Only the singular unity of heterosexual coitus can ever truly create a marriage.

Carl Warner's Mountains Are Made of Elbows and Knees

Megan Gambino | Posted 08.30.2013 | Arts
Megan Gambino

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6 Freaky Things Your Body Does-- Explained

cracked.com | Posted 08.18.2013 | Weird News

The human body is a strange and mysterious place filled with gross guts and gurgling magic potions. ...

You Won't Believe What The Human Body Can Do

Posted 07.24.2013 | Healthy Living

The human body is a miraculous thing. It carries us to work every day of the week. Maybe even more notably, it protects us from danger. It has the...

Crazy Checkerboard Reveals Booze's Strange Effect On Brain

Posted 03.19.2013 | Science

By: Tanya Lewis, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 03/19/2013 10:05 AM EDT Anyone who's failed a sobriety test will tell you that making coordina...

Cara Santa Maria

WATCH: Five Monsters Inside Your Body

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 02.18.2013 | Science

Did you know that only one in ten of the cells in your body is actually human? That's right. A whopping 90 percent of your cells are bacterial, viral,...

'Useless' Organ May Have Function After All, Researchers Say

| Posted 02.15.2013 | Science

By Colin Barras The appendix may not be useless after all. The worm-shaped structure found near the junction of the small and large intestines evol...

Self-Assembling Molecules May Hint At Origin Of Life

| Posted 02.12.2013 | Science

By Robert F. Service A pair of RNA-like molecules can spontaneously assemble into gene-length chains, chemists in the United States and Spain report...

How Much Can The Human Body REALLY Withstand?

Posted 08.13.2012 | Science

By: Natalie Wolchover Published: 08/13/2012 09:21 AM EDT on Lifes Little Mysteries One hears epic accounts of people surviving bullets to the brai...

Human Bodies Are Pelted By Mysterious Particles, Research Suggests

Posted 04.29.2012 | Science

By: Charles Q. Choi Published: 04/27/2012 03:59 PM EDT on SPACE.com Invisible dark matter particles may regularly pass through our bodies, and d...

12 Underappreciated (But Totally Awesome) Bodily Fluids

MentalFloss.com | Posted 04.10.2012 | Weird News

Blood, sweat, tears? Everybody knows about those. But what about interstitial fluid, vitreous humors, and other lesser-known fluids you have oozin...

Vultures Pick Away At Human Corpse For Science

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Searles | Posted 01.30.2012 | Science

Somewhere in Texas, people are videotaping vultures ravaging a human body. Twisted horror flick? No. Just another day in forensic science. In a pil...

Watch: Microscope Reveals Secrets Of Human Immune Cells

Posted 08.08.2011 | Healthy Living

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PICTURES: 'Body Browser' Is Google Earth For The Human Anatomy

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Google just launched "Body Browser," a WebGL application that lets users explore a high resolution, interactive 3D model of the human anatomy--from th...

Why I Wrote Reinventing the Body, Resurrecting the Soul

Deepak Chopra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Deepak Chopra

If change is elusive for most people, real transformation seems far out of reach. But there have been new findings, ranging from neuroscience to genetics, to support the once-mystical notion that inner transformation is real.