Using a state-of-the-art scanning system, a French team of researchers has successfully reconstructed Descartes' brain from the philosopher's skull. Their findings were published in the Journal of Neurological Sciences on July 2017
Each night, you lose a pound of weight only by exhaling water and carbon dioxide.
Deaths linked to pregnancy have doubled in the US between 2002 and 2012, but it might be due only to a change in the way death certificates are established: doctors are now forced to specify whether the deceased person was pregnant or recently gave birth
Philosopher Jeremy Bentham wanted his body to be preserved and exposed after his death. The head was supposed to be preserved too, but the mummification failed and it was replaced with a head made of wax
In the Forensic Anthropology Facility of the University of Tennessee, USA, bodies are placed in different settings throughout the 10,000 m² wooded plot and left to decompose. Knowing the decay of corpses under varying conditions helps improving forensics
Kangatarians only eat Australian kangaroos because they live natural lives, eat organic food and require no extra land or water for farming.
In 2007, 94.5% of the residents of this small island nation were overweight and the obesity rate was of 71.7%
Maybe you suffer from Cotard's syndrome, in which people think (among others things) that they are already dead or have no body
In the first Ironman triathlon ever, the runner-up ran out of water and had to finish the race with beer
In 2008, a pair of Princeton psychology researchers has developed a computer program that allows scientists to analyze what makes human faces look either trustworthy or fearsome. In doing so, they have also computer-generated the most and least trustworthy faces
Medal of the order of Australia, his blood plasma has an unusual composition that can cure the Rhesus disease. He has been nicknamed "the man with the golden blood" and has made over 1000 donations
If an epizootic becomes widespread, we then call it a panzootic