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Why are human bodies asymmetrical?

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Your heart leans towards the right. Your stomach, spleen, and pancreas are on the left side of your body. The gallbladder and most of your liver are on the right. If all your internal organs are flipped, a condition called situs inversus, it is often harmless. But why are human bodies asymmetrical? Find out in the video below! https://youtu.be/hLgh1pJP5ng

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DYK: Water Striders can walk on water

Posted by Sarah Brooks on

Did you know: water striders are typically found in slow moving freshwater streams and ponds. Water striders can walk on water thanks to the little hairs on their body that trap air bubbles between them and the water. They do not weigh too much either so they cannot sink into the water. Water striders are amazing for their ability to stay above the water, because many other insects get trapped when they land in a pool of water. Check out the video to see it all in action: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E2unnSK7WTE Did you recently learn any cool animal facts? Go ahead, share...

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