Life's Little Mysteries

Live Science podcast 'Life's Little Mysteries' 31: Mysterious sneezing

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In this episode of Life's Little Mysteries, we'll take a closer look at an involuntary bodily function that can sometimes be a little explosive: sneezing.

What makes you sneeze, what happens when you sneeze, and can you hurt yourself by sneezing (or by suppressing a sneeze)? Listen to Life's Little Mysteries 31: Mysterious Sneezing, to find out! 

We'll also hear about animals that communicate through sneezes; animals that sneeze in "slow motion"; animals that can't sneeze at all; and the unique hazards of sneezing while in space.

Co-hosts: Jeanna Bryner and Mindy Weisberger

Guest: Chelsea Gohd, staff writer at 

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Originally published on Live Science.

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