Skin and liver cells appear to have their own circadian clock. Both the liver and skin respond to changes in light and maintain critical function, independent of the brain's circadian rhythm.
According to researchers, the use of e-cigarettes during pregnancy may result in facial and oral cavity defects in offspring.
Vanderbilt researchers report elderly people whose hearts pump less blood have reduced blood flow in the temporal lobe. Previous studies report the temporal lobe is a critical brain area for the development of Alzheimer's disease.
A new study reveals bonobos may be more closely linked anatomically to humans than common chimpanzees are.
People with slender faces are 25% more likely to be left-handed, a new study reveals.
Researchers have figured out how night-hunting owls can almost fully rotate their heads without damaging the delicate blood vessels in their necks and heads, and without cutting off blood supply to their brains.