Translator: Rhonda Jacobs Reviewer: Ellen Maloney So, it all came to life in a dark bar in Madrid, and as I was stepping into the bar, I encountered my colleague from McGill, Michael Meaney. And we’re drinking a few beers, and like scientists do, he told me about his work.… Continue Reading Epigenetics – our bodies’ way to change the destiny written in our DNA | Moshe Szyf | TEDxBratislava

Hey smart people, Joe here. Bodies. We’ve all got ‘em. Couldn’t live without ‘em! But why are they so dumb and unreliable?! I don’t know if it’s because I just got over a sinus infection or because my wife just had knee surgery, or maybe it’s just me getting older… Continue Reading Evolution FAILS in the Human Body

The day starts normally enough. You give your pet some food and water. But later … … in your pet’s water dish, you find this. A hairworm. It didn’t get here on its own. It came out of a little cricket. Don’t believe me? OK. These hairworms are gnarly parasites.… Continue Reading These Hairworms Eat a Cricket Alive and Control Its Mind | Deep Look

Welcome to the Science Museum Alice came into this gallery met me we were talking about something that she’s complained about endlessly in Articles and books and it sort of struck me Well, why doesn’t she’s come up with the perfect Alice? Now I can’t wait to see what is… Continue Reading Should evolution have created this as the perfect human body? – BBC

Every second of your life, you are under attack. Billions of bacteria, viruses, and fungi are trying to make you their home. So our bodies have developed a super complex little army with guards, soldiers, intelligence, weapons factories, and communicators to protect you from…well…dying For this video, let’s assume the… Continue Reading The Immune System Explained I – Bacteria Infection

♩ No matter where you go, you have to carry around this meatsack of a body. So of course, over the years, humans have tried to figure out how our bodies work — and how things can go wrong, like with diseases. And yes, sometimes we’ve been completely off base.… Continue Reading 5 Things Humans Got Really Wrong About Our Bodies

Consider the claw. Frequently found on four-limbed animals around the world, it’s one of nature’s most versatile tools. Bears use claws for digging as well as defense. An eagle’s needle-like talons can pierce the skulls of their prey. And lions can retract their massive claws for easy movement, before flicking… Continue Reading Claws vs. nails – Matthew Borths

Ow ow ow… DAng… I mean THANK YOU BODY. Hey guys julia here for DNews Pain helps us navigate the world. Pain tells us when something is hot so we don’t burn ourselves. Pain tells us when we’re hurt so we don’t damage our bodies further. As annoying and uncomfortable… Continue Reading Why Some People Don’t Feel Pain

What people considered to be the ideal woman has changed drastically over the years. The perfect body type was much different during the Italian renaissance than it is today. What hasn’t improved is the fact that women are always striving for the perfect body, no matter the consequence. The Perfect… Continue Reading The Perfect Woman Body Type Throughout History