Giving Sweat the Respect It Deserves
Giving Sweat the Respect It Deserves
Not only is the humble fluid a boon for keeping humans cool, it also contains a wealth of biological information.
Giving Sweat the Respect It Deserves
Giving Sweat the Respect It Deserves

Not only is the humble fluid a boon for keeping humans cool, it also contains a wealth of biological information.

Not only is the humble fluid a boon for keeping humans cool, it also contains a wealth of biological information.

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Rising Temperatures Expected to Spur More Early Births
Rising Temperatures Expected to Spur More Early Births
Ashley Yeager | Dec 2, 2019
From 1969 to 1988, 25,000 infants were born early each year as a result of hot weather, and with global warming pushing temperatures higher, more babies will be at risk for early birth.
Q&A: Myth Debunkers Take Aim at Microbiology Lore
Q&A: Myth Debunkers Take Aim at Microbiology Lore
Ashley Yeager | Jun 25, 2019
University of Michigan’s Ada Hagan separates fact from fiction, such as whether you should starve a fever or if eating chocolate really causes acne.
Thousands of Australian Animals Die in Unprecedented Heatwave
Thousands of Australian Animals Die in Unprecedented Heatwave
Jef Akst | Jan 17, 2019
Freshwater fish suffer from low levels of oxygen in the country’s rivers, while bats are unable to survive the extreme air temperatures.
Image of the Day: Keep a Cool Head 
Image of the Day: Keep a Cool Head 
The Scientist Staff, The Scientist Staff | Jan 17, 2018
Scientists take a close look at how cloven hoofed mammals use selective brain cooling to survive in the heat. 
Do Heat Waves Spur Violence?
Jef Akst | Jul 25, 2011
Are the triple digit temperatures provoking people to do their worst?