Tag: Biology

19 Facts About The Human Body That You Didn’t Know

19 Facts About The Human Body That You Didn’t Know

19 facts about the human body that you didn’t know if you’d like a more educational fix for your horror fascination why not look inside the mysteries of the human anatomy sure you won’t see serial killers roaming around your bloodstream but studying the human body unlocks stories of zombie proteins mystery resurrections unrelenting stalkers …

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Why Do You Hear A Rumbling Sound When You Close Your Eyes Too Hard?

Why Do You Hear A Rumbling Sound When You Close Your Eyes Too Hard?

Close your eyes REALLY hard and concentrate on the sound between your ears. Do you hear a low rumbling sound, almost like thunder? You can sometimes hear a similar sound when you yawn. If you do, then you’re one of a special group of people who can hear that mysterious sound between their ears—the sound …

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Your Body’s Molecular Machines

Your Body’s Molecular Machines

These are tiny molecular machines, and they are doing this inside your body – right now. To understand why, we have to zoom out. Every day, in an adult human body, 50 to 70 billion of your cells die. Either they’re stressed, or damaged, or just old. But this is normal – in fact, it’s …

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How your digestive system works – Emma Bryce

How your digestive system works – Emma Bryce

Across the whole planet, humans eat on average between one and 2.7 kilograms of food a day. That’s over 365 kilograms a year per person, and more than 28,800 kilograms over the course of a lifetime. And every last scrap makes its way through the digestive system. Comprised of ten organs covering nine meters, and …

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Eukaryopolis – The City of Animal Cells: Crash Course Biology #4

Eukaryopolis – The City of Animal Cells: Crash Course Biology #4

This is an animal. This is also an animal. Animal. Animal. Animal carcass. Animal. Animal. Animal carcass again. Animal. The thing that all of these other things have in common is that they’re made out of the same basic building block: the animal cell. Animals are made up of your run-of-the-mill eukaryotic cells. These are …

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Why Don’t Sharks Have Bones?

Why Don’t Sharks Have Bones?

Hello! This week is Shark Week on the Discovery Channel, which some of us here on the internet aren’t huge fans of, so instead of sensationalizing sharks or just making stuff up about megalodons still existing, we thought we’d talk about science with the understanding that reality is actually pretty fascinating. Sharks and rays and …

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