anatomy http://wnpr.org en 'Lung In A Box' Keeps Organs Breathing Before Transplants http://wnpr.org/post/lung-box-keeps-organs-breathing-transplants <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fwd32Xa3uwc</p> Mon, 10 Feb 2014 19:20:00 +0000 editor 16761 at http://wnpr.org 'Lung In A Box' Keeps Organs Breathing Before Transplants An Artificial Arm Gives One Man The Chance To Feel Again http://wnpr.org/post/artificial-arm-gives-one-man-chance-feel-again <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QtPs8d4JbwY</p> Wed, 05 Feb 2014 19:22:00 +0000 Rob Stein 16514 at http://wnpr.org An Artificial Arm Gives One Man The Chance To Feel Again Mapping Emotions On The Body: Love Makes Us Warm All Over http://wnpr.org/post/mapping-emotions-body-love-makes-us-warm-all-over Close your eyes and imagine the last time you fell in love. Maybe you were walking next to your sweetheart in a park or staring into each other's eyes over a latte.<p>Where did you feel the love? Mon, 30 Dec 2013 21:30:27 +0000 editor 14712 at http://wnpr.org Mapping Emotions On The Body: Love Makes Us Warm All Over Eeek, Snake! Your Brain Has A Special Corner Just For Them http://wnpr.org/post/eeek-snake-your-brain-has-special-corner-just-them Anthropologist Lynne Isbell was running through a glade in central Kenya in 1992 when something suddenly caused her to freeze in her tracks. "I stopped just in front of a cobra," she says. "It was raised with its hood spread out."<p>Isbell, who is at the University of California, Davis, says she has spent the past couple of decades trying to understand how she could have reacted before her conscious brain even had a chance to think — cobra!<p>"At first I thought it was luck," she says. "But now I'm pretty sure that it's not luck. Mon, 28 Oct 2013 19:48:00 +0000 Jon Hamilton 10301 at http://wnpr.org Eeek, Snake! Your Brain Has A Special Corner Just For Them Breasts In The Sports World http://wnpr.org/post/breasts-sports-world <p>You could argue that two trends are in a state of modern collision. Women are hitting puberty earlier than they used to, and their breasts are arriving in larger sizes.&nbsp; There's a complex matrix of factors making this happen.<br><br>Average bra size in the fifties was a B. A British bra manufacturer now makes an L cup. Meanwhile, we're watching an explosion in women's sports driven here in the U.S. at least partly by Title IX.<br><br>Why are these two things on a collision course?</p> Tue, 10 Sep 2013 20:05:00 +0000 Chion Wolf 3737 at http://wnpr.org Breasts In The Sports World A Salute To Urine! http://wnpr.org/post/salute-urine <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In 1978, Indian prime minister </span>Moraji<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Desai<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> flustered Dan Rather during a Sixty Minutes interview by describing his health practice of drinking his own urine. I&#39;m not sure how many people around the world do this for its supposed health benefits, but there are more than you might think. Rather was grossed out. </span>Desai<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> lived to be 99. So bottoms up! The list of people who have done this includes J.D. Thu, 15 Aug 2013 18:40:05 +0000 Colin McEnroe 3917 at http://wnpr.org A Salute To Urine! The Low GI Handbook http://wnpr.org/post/low-gi-handbook <p>http://cptv.vo.llnwd.net/o2/ypmwebcontent/mackattack/Low%20GI%2020110208.mp3</p><p></p> Mon, 07 Feb 2011 23:43:48 +0000 Faith Middleton 12100 at http://wnpr.org The Low GI Handbook