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Just a 10 percent shift in the salt concentration of your blood would make you very sick. To keep that from happening, the body has developed a finely tuned physiological circuit that includes information about that and a beverage's saltiness, to know when to signal thirst. Nodar Chernishev/Getty Images hide caption

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The Salt

Blech! Brain Science Explains Why You're Not Thirsty For Salt Water

Fresh water quenches thirst almost instantly, but salt water doesn't. New research shows how cells in the gut and on the tongue help the brain keep just the right concentration of salt in our bodies.

Experts believe the target of Wednesday's anti-satellite test was India's Microsat-R, which is shown here launching in January. Arun Sankar/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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India Claims Successful Test Of Anti-Satellite Weapon

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Fleur Blanche
Soul Vibration J-Walk
Your Girl Blue States
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Here Comes the Rain Again Eurythmics
Breeze Imagined Herbal Flows
Éxta Sebastian Plano
Jungleland Bruce Springsteen
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Downhill Lullaby Sky Ferreira

Federal Aviation Administration Acting Administrator Daniel Elwell (left), National Transportation Safety Board Chairman Robert Sumwalt, and Department of Transportation Inspector General Calvin Scovel, appear before a Senate Transportation subcommittee on commercial airline safety on Wednesday to discuss two recent Boeing 737 Max crashes. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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FAA Head Defends Agency Actions Following Recent Air Disasters

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Horn Nick Drake
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Prado To Rococo Rot

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Economists Forecast Stephen Moore Wouldn't Be Good For Fed Post

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Next to You Poolside
On the Road The Beat feat. Ranking Roger
Babe Evenings
Folds Thrupence
Departures Karminsky Experience
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Just a 10 percent shift in the salt concentration of your blood would make you very sick. To keep that from happening, the body has developed a finely tuned physiological circuit that includes information about that and a beverage's saltiness, to know when to signal thirst. Nodar Chernishev/Getty Images hide caption

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Blech! Brain Science Explains Why You're Not Thirsty For Salt Water

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Henry, a border collie with the Canadian Avalanche Rescue Dog Association, flies with his handler over ski slopes in the Canadian Rockies. He is one of six dogs profiled in the IMAX film Superpower Dogs. Cosmic Picture Limited hide caption

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It's A Bird! It's A Plane! It's ... A Dog Dangling From A Helicopter?!

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Tricks Stella Donnelly
Plexi Tristan Arp

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