Tag: Biology

Why Do We Need Hormones?

Why Do We Need Hormones?

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when I say the word hormone? Pimples? Mood swings? Cramps? Really inopportune moments where your armpits get sweaty? Are we good? We’re good. Hormones are obviously involved in puberty, but they’re so much more than that. Like hormones are involved in how we deal with stress, and …

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Bird Muscles – Adaptations for Flight

Bird Muscles – Adaptations for Flight

If humans were covered in feathers, could we flap our arms and fly? What if I told you that it would take up to fifty pounds of chest muscles just to flap your arms hard enough to lift yourself off the ground? Let’s look at bird muscles and see just how much strength it takes …

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Introduction to Nervous System

Introduction to Nervous System

What is the color of this Board? Yes. This board is Grey in color. Now, in a cricket field you must have noticed this that while the players try to catch a ball when the ball come towards them. The same ball when it comes towards an umpire he tries to let it pass. So, …

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Your Super Skeleton!

Your Super Skeleton!

Believe it or not, there’s something a lot like this inside of you and inside me, too! It’s a skeleton! You may have seen skeletons in a museum — like the ones they have of dinosaurs — or maybe plastic models of human skeletons, like this. Maybe you’ve even seen dancing skeletons around Halloween. But …

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11.2 – Muscles and Movement

11.2 – Muscles and Movement

Hey everybody and welcome to topic 11.2, Muscles and Movements. This is a very interesting topic for athletes, sports enthusiasts and in general people who enjoy exercising. Like with many of the other topics in Human Health and Physiology, if you pay close attention you can almost visualize, in your own body, all of the …

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36 FACTS THAT SOUND LIKE LIES

36 FACTS THAT SOUND LIKE LIES

Thirty-six true facts that sound like lies. Regardless of whether we’re young or old, our world is full of incredible things and phenomena which we have yet to learn. That’s how it’s always been and how it always will be. Today, we’ve got some fascinating facts that are worth checking out. I like number 29 …

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