It turns out, tears are more essential than might have thought. This Moment of Science looks at the chemistry of tears.
Your hearing may be fine now, but years down the road you'll be regretting ever listening to loud music.
Today's Moment of Science asks the question: "Have you really been there before"?
A baby's weight doesn't really change when they fall asleep, so why does the limp, floppy weight of a sleeping baby seem greater than it actually is?
Shout "HELLO" between two cliffs and you'll hear echoes as sound waves bounce back and forth. But how do echoes really work? Find out on this Moment of Science.
Surgeons have pretty tedious jobs. One mistake could result in the death of a patient. How do these professionals prepare for such stressful situations?
Having trouble saying "no" to the cheeseburger, and "yes" to the salad? Learn about vicarious goal fulfillment on this Moment of Science.
You may think milkweed is just a stubborn weed, but to some it's a valuable commodity.
What would you rather have after playing tennis or jogging for forty minutes: a sports drink or a bowl of cereal with milk?
Ever been camping and wondered what the temperature was? Here's a way to find out! All you need is wrist watch, your ears, and a little patience.
Want to improve your groove when it comes to the Funky Chicken or the Electric Slide? Maybe you could take a lesson from the birds.
Could coal, a carbon-rich fuel, be the key to fixing America's rising gas prices?
During earthquakes, why is it that some buildings tumble to the ground, while others stand tall?
Have you ever been driving down a pothole filled street, thinking, "I wish the city, someone, anyone would fix the roads!"
Why do arms sometimes fall asleep and why do they start to tingle?
Contrary to popular belief, some dolphins find habitat in river waters.
It's a big deal when an oil tanker spills its contents into the ocean. And for good reason. But what about oil spills that aren't caused by humans?
Ever wonder how a money changer machine knows if you've given it a one, a five or a ten dollar bill?
If the government approves the Glossy 15 gene, we may be in for a drop in gas prices.
Humans yawn when sleepy to stay alert. But imagine yawning when you're already stimulated.