Looking At Dried Human Tears Under A Microscope Reveals Some Incredible Results

Would your tears of joy look different than your tears of grief? Tears are stress leaving the body and actually look different and depend on the emotion you may be feeling. Rose-Lynn Fisher wondered this exact question and took a look at dried human tears beneath a microscope.

She studied up to 100 different tears and discovered that they are drastically different for every human experience we have.

Tears of timeless reunion
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Tears are so precisely different that Joseph Stromberg, of the Smithsonian’s College of Arts and Sciences, says some tears even contain natural pain killers which is released in the tears. There are three types of major tears: basal, reflex, and psychic (triggered by emotions).

Tears of possibility and hope
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Tears from laughing until crying
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Tears of momentum, redirected
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Tears of remembrance
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Basal tears
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Tears of remembrance
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Tears from onions
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Tears of change
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Tears of release
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Tears of grief
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Tears of ending and beginning

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Just as no one snowflake is the same, no tears are the same either. You can check out more information about this over at her website. Don’t forget to share these tears with your friends on Facebook! (h/t lifebuzz)

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