#Physiology

Health & Fitness | Health

98.6 Degrees Is A Normal Body Temperature, Right? Not Quite | WIRED

Fever is a more flexible concept than people assume, as new crowdsourced data helps show.

Science & Technology | Science

Physicists overturn a 100-year-old assumption on how brains work

The human brain contains a little over 80-odd billion neurons, each joining with other cells to create trillions of connections called synapses.

Science & Technology | Science

Why Do We Have Blood Types?

When my parents informed me that my blood type was A+, I felt a strange sense of pride. If A+ was the top grade in school, then surely A+ was also the most excellent of blood types – a biological mark of distinction.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Japanese scientist Yoshinori Ohsumi wins Nobel Prize in medicine for work on cellular 'recycling'

A Japanese scientist whose experiments explored the machinery by which cells recycle their dilapidated or unwanted contents won the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine on Monday.