Why Do Our Noses Run in the Cold?

Have you ever had a romantic moment ruined by a cold runny nose? Michael Aranda explains why it happens in this episode of SciShow Quick Questions.

Hosted by: Michael Aranda
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Sources:
References
The basics (first bio, then physics)
http://www.everydayhealth.com/healthy-living/why-does-your-nose-run-when-its-cold.aspx
http://gurumagazine.org/science/why-does-cold-weather-make-your-nose-run/
Consequences of dried up nasal cavity

Dry Sinuses – Feel Pain and Dryness in a Mouth


http://www.webmd.com/first-aid/nosebleeds-causes-and-treatments
Mucus
http://www.britannica.com/science/mucus
http://news.discovery.com/human/health/mucus-cold-flu-season-120105.htm
Nasolacrimal Duct
http://www.aapos.org/terms/conditions/72
Mucous Membrane
http://www.britannica.com/science/mucous-membrane
http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mucous

Images:
Nasolacrimal Duct
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/cf/Gray896.png

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