101 Amazing Facts About The Human Body by Jack Goldstein
11 really cool facts you didn’t know about the human body
Human Body Facts! Well, you are at the right place to learn some of the most incredible facts about the human body. Forget about replicating it, we are far from completely understanding how it works! From whatever we have learned since the dawn of human kind, let us take a look at incredible human body facts. And, we promise to make this list longer over the course of next few days. But for now, facts it is! Our hair comprises of a protein called keratin which grows from an opening on the scalp which is called follicle.
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With an OverDrive account, you can save your favorite libraries for at-a-glance information about availability. Find out more about OverDrive accounts. In this amazing eBook you can find more than one hundred facts about the human body. Separated into sections such as the brain, vision, bones and many more you will find some fascinating information inside! Whether you are working on a human biology project or you just want to know more about how your body works, this is an excellent addition to your bookshelf.
When you are looking at someone you love, your pupils dilate, and they do the same when you are looking at someone you hate. The human head is one-quarter of our total length at birth but only one-eighth of our total length by the time we reach adulthood. Your body gives off enough heat in 30 minutes to bring half a gallon of water to a boil. Blondes have more hair. Blondes average , follicles. People with black hair tend to have about , follicles, those with brown hair have , follicles. Redheads have the least dense hair, averaging about 86, follicles.
The appendix gets a bad press. It is usually treated as a body part that lost its function millions of years ago. All it seems to do is occasionally get infected and cause appendicitis. Yet recently it has been discovered that the appendix is very useful to the bacteria that help your digestive system function. They use it to get respite from the strain of the frenzied activity of the gut, somewhere to breed and help keep the gut's bacterial inhabitants topped up.