The joy of sweat : the strange science of perspiration / Sarah Everts.
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1 current hold with 5 total copies.
|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|North Kansas City Public Library||612.793 EVERTS 2021 (Text)||0001002459574||Nonfiction New||Checked out||08/20/2021|
- ISBN: 9780393635676
- ISBN: 0393635678
- Physical Description: 285 pages ; 24 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York, NY : W.W. Norton & Company, 
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references and index.
"A taboo-busting romp through the shame, stink, and strange science of sweating. Sweating may be one of our weirdest biological functions, but it's also one of our most vital and least understood. In The Joy of Sweat, Sarah Everts goes behind the taboo and delves into its role in the body-and in human history. She reveals the wondrous mechanics of the sweat glands and the millions of sweat pores in human skin. She explores why sweat is salty, why what you eat can affect the color of your sweat, and why wesweat when stressed (and whether it can be controlled). She takes part in a sweat dating event, traces the controversial history of antiperspirants and deodorants, considers the purported health benefits of saunas, sweat lodges, and hammams, and investigates whether "eyewitnesses" to a crime may someday be replaced by "nose-witnesses" who can pick a suspect's body odor out of a police lineup"-- Provided by publisher.
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