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After a few minutes of exercise, your heart is pumping, you breathe faster and start to sweat. Why?

Your brain is constantly monitoring and fine tuning what is going on in your body - 24 hours a day, year after year - without you even being aware of it.




  The dancers brain   Speaking without words   Body quiz  
  Can physical training change how your brain works and what you see?   Can you work out how people feel by watching their body language?
Click here to find out.
  How many km of blood vessels are in your body, and what is your body made of?
Find out in our body quiz


  Brain benders   Alcohol   Real-life experiments  
  Can you solve these puzzles and riddles?   Explore how alcohol affects your brain   Are you right- or left-eyed? Discover how scientists tested out visitors.  


  How sensitive are you?   Stem cells   Health survey  
  Which parts of your body are the most sensitive? Try our experiment to find out.   What are stem cells and how are they related to human cloning?   Help scientists by taking part in this real-life experiment.  

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