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Could humans hibernate? - Guest Work

Guest Author Mar 16, 2016

Vladyslav Vyazovskiy, University of Oxford On cold, dark days it is tempting to imagine shutting yourself away until the warmer weather returns. Many animals do just that by entering a state known as torpor, which reduces their bodily functions to a minimum and uses fat stores in their body for energy. Could humans ever hibernate in the same … Read More