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Why I am obsessed with hummingbird pee… and torpor

Hummingbirds are tiny (and I mean, tiny) birds. They use up energy very quickly and barely store any fat, so they really don’t have a backup generator to rely on if they come close to running out of fuel. ...

New Law of Urination: Mammals Take 20 Seconds to Pee

Call it the other Golden Rule: Scientists have found that all mammals weighing more than 2.2 pounds (a kilogram) empty their full bladders in about 20 seconds. Like many new parents, David Hu, a mechanical engineer at the Georgia Institute of Technology, ...

New Law of Urination: Mammals Take 20 Seconds to Pee

Call it the other Golden Rule: Scientists have found that all mammals weighing more than 2.2 pounds (a kilogram) empty their full bladders in about 20 seconds. Like many new parents, David Hu, a mechanical engineer at the Georgia Institute of Technology, ...