The human nose may be a lot more capable than we've been led to believe.
For most of us, a gentle touch from another human being every now and then is a nice thing. Could this be due to a special sensory receptor in our skin?
When it comes to thunderstorms, you may not be as safe as you think.
It is clear that sufficient sleep and health go hand-in-hand. But is it possible to get too much sleep?
Bursting balloons make a lot of noise. How can something so simple be so loud?
In this Moment of Science, we discuss the possible anticancer benefits of drinking green tea.
While clear causal links remain elusive, there is mounting evidence that some industrial chemicals may be hurting our brains.
There aren't too many of us who think leeches are cool--but they are still used in medicine, and now there is even a mechanical leech.
As it turns out, not everyone loves music. How is this possible?
While actually working out is the best way to get stronger, research suggests that even just thinking about lifting heavy objects can yield results.