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Losing weight while you sleep

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Science Middle School

Losing Weight While You Sleep

You are losing weight, just by breathing! This public radio story describes how people lose weight when sleeping, and that much of that lost weight comes simply from breathing. You will learn how matter is recycled and how everyone contains atoms from historical figures. The story also helps you visualize just how small and numerous atoms and molecules are.

Life Science Mathematics Human body Health Nutrition

Story Length: 8:31

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WBUR's Here and Now

AIR DATE: 07/15/2013

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