Mouse hair follicles (green/blue) and the arrector pili muscles (red/pink) that pull hair upright in cold weather to produce ‘goose bumps’
By The Scientist Staff | February 5, 2013
BPoD, Ian Smyth
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By Jef Akst
Using ultraviolet light to disinfect drinking water may simply drive bacteria to dormancy, rather than kill them.
By Kerry Grens
A small study finds that an approved medication increases metabolic rate and the activity of thermogenic brown fat in men.
By The Scientist Staff
Lions in Tanzania's Serengeti National Park may be contracting canine distemper from wild hyenas and jackals as well as domesticated dogs.
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