RICHLAND, Wash. – Believe it or not, we are mostly water. Of course, you may have noticed we aren’t sloshing around and spilling everywhere.

That’s because a lot of water in our bodies is found inside the cells that make us up. In fact, about 60 percent of our body is water, said my friend Yonas Demissie, a civil engineer and professor at Washington State University Tri-Cities. He’s engineering ways to make sure people have good water resources for the future.

Read all of this answer from Dr. Universe at https://askdruniverse.wsu.edu/2017/02/27/why-do-we-have-water-in-our-bodies/.

 

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