Tag: The Designed Body
Temperature Control: Too Hot, Too Cold, or Just Right?
The system that regulates our core temperature seems to naturally know how to get the job done.
Thyroid Function: When Real Numbers Don’t Add Up
The thyroid function of our earliest ancestors must have followed the Goldilocks principle by being just right so they could survive.
Keeping Cool, Warming Up: Appreciating the Body’s Temperature Control System
The system our body uses to control its core temperature demonstrates irreducible complexity.
Thermoregulation and Thyroid Control: A Beautifully Irreducible System
The body’s system to control thyroid function, plus basal metabolic rate, heat production at rest, and core temperature, seems to know what it is doing.
Temperature Control: Heat and Temperature — What’s the Difference?
The body must follow the rules and keep its core temperature within a certain range to stay alive.