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Why do we sweat? - John Murnan

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There are a number of scenarios that can make us sweat–including exercise, eating spicy foods, and nervousness. But how does this substance suddenly materialize, and what exactly is its purpose? John Murnan explores the science behind sweat.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator John Murnan
  • Director Antonio Eder, Walkir Fernandes
  • Script Editor Emma Bryce
  • Producer Antonio Eder, Walkir Fernandes
  • Designer Lais Tissiani Dutra, Antonio Eder, Karen Carnaval
  • Art Director Lais Tissiani Dutra, Antonio Eder, Karen Carnaval
  • Character Designer Lais Tissiani Dutra, Antonio Eder, Karen Carnaval
  • Layout Artist Lais Tissiani Dutra, Antonio Eder, Karen Carnaval
  • Storyboard Artist Paulo Gerloff
  • Animator Lucas Baranowski, Thiago do Carmo, Angélica Botini, Aluisio Barbosa, Misael Alves
  • Compositor Vadeco Schettini , Julio Muzzi, Edson Borth
  • Sound Designer Vadeco Schettini , Julio Muzzi, Edson Borth
  • Editor Aluisio Barbosa, Misael Alves
  • Associate Producer Jessica Ruby
  • Content Producer Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Producer Alex Rosenthal
  • Narrator Addison Anderson

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