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Birmingham Body Exhibit May Star Executed Chinese Prisoners

A doctor has warned that those visiting the Real Bodies exhibition that's currently in Birmingham ought to feel a little more queasy than expected when viewing the collection of plasticised bodies, as questions over the identities of those who are on display have been raised. Read More >>

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Now Binge-Watching TV Will Apparently, Definitely, Kill You

Spending all day watching virtual box sets of things we haven't even got in the UK yet might give you a warm sense of superiority to the masses and their Coronation Street, but scientists are again warning that it might be a good idea to move your legs around a bit in the awkward pauses between one episode ending and another one starting. Read More >>

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Five Crazy Ways Humans Have Preserved Their Bodies Throughout History

Nobody can cheat death, but for thousands of years, humans have tried to elude decomposition. Whether we’re saving our bodies for the afterlife or time travelling to a better future, people throughout history have gone to astounding lengths to preserve their mortal remains. Read More >>

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Smartphones Have Officially Rewired Our Brain and Thumb Connections

The thumbs of mankind have been put to a variety of new uses in recent years, with the current trend to always-be-thumbing a phone screen having a tangible effect on the brainwaves in parts of the cortex after a big session with the critical opposable digit. Read More >>

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What Disabled Bodies Can Teach Us About Sex

Millie Dollar sashays onto the stage in a green, feathered dress to conclude the evening's entertainment with a sultry burlesque routine. The capacity audience at the ornate Epstein Theatre in Liverpool is enraptured by her sensual beauty. Read More >>

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Scientists Hacking up Dead People Discover New Knee Ligament

That's not a chicken drumstick left over from today's meat feast team lunch. It's a dissected human knee. It shows, for the first time, a thing scientists are calling the anterolateral ligament -- a previously undiscovered part of the human body. Read More >>

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How Much Hair, Sweat, Pee and Poop Do Our Bodies Make Every Year?

Prepare to be grossed out. You know how you go to the bathroom every day, cut your nails every few weeks and cut your hair every month? Did you ever think about what all that totals up to? What about all those times you've cried or drooled or worked up a sweat? It adds up to an embarrassing amount of fluid! Read More >>