physiology

7.16.18

Some Women Marathoners Run Faster After Giving Birth

The idea of a post-pregnancy performance bump gets passed around among elite female runners. But does it really exist?

7.18.17
6.7.17

The Fittest People in the World Rarely Break a Sweat

What Nepali Sherpas are teaching researchers about exercise science.

1.20.17

During Times of Extreme Stress, Share Good News

Soldiers who shared good news with their loves ones had better physical and mental health.

1.11.17

Actually, the Weather Isn't Giving You Joint Pain

Science says stop your whining.

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12.17.15

Fight Doctor – The Physiology of Dehydration and Best Way to Rehydrate Without an IV

A medical doctor breaks down the science behind dehydration, and offers solutions for the WADA enforced IV ban on MMA.

11.26.15

What Ayahuasca Taught Me About Taking Care of My Health

A case for psychosomatic medicine.

11.5.15

This New Exhibition Is a Tour of the Human Body’s ‘Hidden Organ’

I, for one, welcome our bacterial overlords.

10.25.15

​Dinosaurs’ Noses Kept Their Brains from Melting, Study Finds

It’s like having an air conditioner on your face.

6.18.15

We Don't Trust People with a Bitchy Resting Face, Science Shows

But a "trustworthy face" can be faked.

6.12.15

Why Paleontologists Get Riled Up Over This 'Heretical' Pterosaur Concept Art

The forms David Peters draws are often wildly at odds with our traditional understanding of pterosaur physiology.

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