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Cheese and Diabetes: You Save My Life I Save Yours (in <300 words)

  New research is beginning to show that low-carbohydrate ketogenic…

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Number of Thoughts per Lifetime Hypothesis

Because a low resting heart rate is generally associated with good health, some have proposed the “number of beats per…

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Why do we kiss?

“Did you kiss her?” “Is he a good kisser?” “You may now kiss the bride.”   Am I the only…

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Hmolscience & Living Reincarnation

Have you ever looked at an old picture of yourself and thought, “Wow, I’m a completely different person now than…

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What Does Sugar do to Fat Cells? The Sad Life of Sammy the Stem Cell

Sammy was born with so much potential. As a “multipotent…

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The Autophagy Bakery

Imagine you’re running a bakery with no trash cans. Ideally, you’d love for every ingredient to be used and for…

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Why do we Yawn?

We all do it, that involuntary universal gesture of fatigue in which your mouth slowly opens and you give a…

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Why do we hate the sound of our own voices?

  We should all know what our voices sound like,…

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Sleeping “Cleans” The Brain

  I’m sure you’ve heard a lot of theories about why we sleep, such as energy conservation, tissue restoration, or…

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Why do we get pruney fingers when we are wet?

  This is a question that is surprisingly far from…

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The Finger Length Party Trick

  Align your four fingers. Now compare your ring and index fingers. Are they about the same length? If so,…

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Why do we cry when we chop onions?

  In the immortal words of Donkey, “ogres are like onions… they make you cry.” But unlike Shrek, who might…

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