Sometimes strange but always informative and entertaining, the answers to these and many more questions can be found in 'The Odd Body'.
Did you know, for example, that it's theoretically impossible to transfer memories from one person to another by injection? Imagine acquiring the works of Shakespeare or Einstein - or last night's homework - not through painstaking study but from a hypodermic syringe!
Or have you ever wondered if you can really die laughing? A Danish doctor did, when his heartbeat accelerated from a normal rate of 60 beats per minute to over 250 while watching 'A Fish Called Wanda'!
With an eye for the intriguing and bizarre, Dr Stephen Juan has assembled a corpus of body facts- and has exposed some fallacies. From top to bottom, from your inside to your outside and everywhere in between, 'The Odd Body' gives you the bare facts about your odd body.