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Turtle embryos move to bask in the sun

(PhysOrg.com) -- Turtles, like the majority of reptiles, are unable to regulate their own body heat and use their environment to control their temperature. In order to stay warm, reptiles will bask in this sun. Researchers ...

dateMay 25, 2011 in Plants & Animals report
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Chip-in-a-pill may be approved in 2012

(PhysOrg.com) -- Giant Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis AG, based in Basel, is developing a pill containing an embedded microchip, which it hopes to submit for regulatory approval in Europe within 18 months. The chip ...

dateNov 10, 2010 in Medications report
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Cooling may benefit children after cardiac arrest

When the heart is stopped and restarted, the patient's life may be saved but the brain is often permanently damaged. Therapeutic hypothermia, a treatment in which the patient's body temperature is lowered and maintained several ...

dateNov 09, 2010 in Other
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Men perspire, women glow

Women have to work harder than men in order to start sweating, while men are more effective sweaters during exercise, according to new research published in the journal Experimental Physiology.

dateOct 08, 2010 in Health
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