Some religious groups require followers to fast for many hours a day, and continue that fast for days or weeks! Isn’t not eating for 16 hours a day every day dangerous? Bom dia earthlings, thanks for stopping by DNews, I’m Trace. The Holy Month of Ramadan is wrapping up this… Continue Reading What Happens To Your Body When You Fast?

Have you ever wanted to see a perfectly replicated model of your insides, in stunningly realistic 3D? Yeah…me neither. Regardless, 3D body scanning is here, and it’s got some surprising applications. But do people actually want to use it? There’s been a sudden growth spurt in the market of 3D… Continue Reading 3D Body Scanning Is Here, and It Could Change How You See Yourself

[MUSIC PLAYING] This episode was proudly made possible by Subaru. [MUSIC PLAYING] For as long as I can remember, I’ve had a soft spot for love and melancholy. And I think those two things are intimately interrelated, right? Love and sadness– they exist in the same space. There’s a reason… Continue Reading Love is the Greatest Pain

it’s interesting when we design our studies we provide diets that are high in starch and then we take away that starch and replaced it with sugar why do we even see such unfavorable effects when we replace pasta or bread with a fructose sweetened beverage or let’s even say… Continue Reading What Does Sugar Actually Do To Your Body?

Apparently, no calories does NOT equal no consequences, and artificial sweeteners, like the kind you may find in diet drinks, may be just as bad for you as sugar, with your brain and your gut responding in surprising ways to that delicious, synthetic sweetness. The FDA has approved six artificial… Continue Reading What Do Artificial Sweeteners Actually Do to Your Body?

Ever notice your body seems to do certain things around the same time each day? You wake up around the same time, feel peckish around the same time, and are tired and ready for sleep around the same time. You might think it’s habit, but it’s actually thanks to biological… Continue Reading How Your Body’s Internal Clock Might Be Messing With Your Sleep

(classical music) (chalk scraping) – Hey everybody, it’s me Ben. Today’s question is why is it so painful to bite into aluminum foil? Alright, good question. First thing’s first, it’s not painful for everybody. It’s painful for people who have fillings or crowns made of metal. You probably already knew… Continue Reading Why Is It Painful To Bite Aluminum Foil?

Down syndrome occurs is the leading genetic disorder in the world, and a new study might have found a way to reverse it. Hey everyone, Trace here for DNews with some interesting new breakthroughs concerning Down syndrome. The genetic disorder is caused by an improper replication of chromosomes with the… Continue Reading Did Scientists Cure Down Syndrome?

Get your tissues ready, because spring has sprung! – Hey guys, Tara here for Dnews – and it is officially that time of year! The birds are chirping, the flowers are blooming, and if you’re anything like me – your nose is a disgusting faucet of neverending liquids. BUT- before… Continue Reading Why Do We Get Allergies?