Tagged With Physiology

Women who wake up early may be less likely to develop depression, according to a new study -- but the advice for optimum sleep remains unchanged


Experts say lying on your back is the best sleeping position -- here's why


Here's what can happen to your brain and body when you shoot a gun



3 scientists just won the Nobel Prize for discovering how body clocks are regulated -- here's why that's such a big deal


Here's why four hours of sleep is terrible for you -- even if you don't feel tired


Why Tour de France winner Chris Froome has a perfect body for cycling



You might be better at remembering things when you least expect it


Why we cry tears of joy -- and what it says about your personality


You may feel more pain when it's freezing cold -- and there are some biological reasons for that


What happens when you swallow something down the 'wrong pipe'


4 athletes show the perfect body types for Olympic sports


Michael Phelps has the perfect body for swimming, but that's not the only reason he's so good



This year's Nobel Prize predictions include revolutionary inventions in gene editing and powerful batteries