Every year is full of its ups and downs, and many things about 2017 are certain to be unpredictable. But if there's one thing we can all count on, it's that our bodies will keep calm and carry on, keeping us going for the next 365 days. No matter how productive or transformative the next year is for your career or art or love life, your body will be chugging merrily along doing what it does best: growing, processing, and generally keeping you alive. Here's a quick look at what your body will be up to this year.

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(Courtesy World Science Festival)