Posts tagged with physiology

  1. Fish Toxin: Human Killer and Pain Killer?

    Would you eat something likely to kill you by paralysing every one of your muscles? In Japan, fugu, or the poisonous blowfish, is considered a delicacy. …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2022/08/31/fish-toxin-human-killer-or-pain-killer

  2. Hiccups! Does your body think you’re a frog?

    In 1922, a hog fell on Charles Osborne. Initially he seemed unscathed under the weight of the 160kg boar, however, for the next 68 years Charles …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2021/09/28/hiccups-does-your-body-think-youre-a-frog

  3. Why do you want to pee in the pool? A physiological explanation

    Picture this. It’s a sunny day. You are sitting by the pool and dipping in your toes. The water is cold, but you decide to jump …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2021/08/14/why-do-you-want-to-pee-in-the-pool-a-physiological-explanation

  4. Friend or foe? The science and complexity of pain

    Think back to a time where you hurt yourself. Did you get the chance to stop and wonder what is going on in my body that’s …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2021/08/09/friend-or-foe-the-science-and-complexity-of-pain

  5. Stay hydrated! But not too hydrated…

    We all know by now 8 glasses is how much water an average Joe has to drink a day. This is commonly known as the “8 …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2020/10/07/stay-hydrated-but-not-too-hydrated

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