“Squares” was the somewhat rude but good-natured term used for people who have consistent, if perhaps a little bland, emotional lives. A long-term study conducted from 1942 to the present suggests that squares have the last laugh. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Research indicates that more people die of natural causes during the holiday season than any other time of the year. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Does drinking an alcoholic beverage make you warmer? Find out on this Moment of Science.
When it comes to trying to quit smoking, there's more to it than willpower. Learn about the role alcohol plays with smoking, on this Moment of Science.
Do hand sanitizers work any better than soap and water? Find out on this Moment of Science.
Can men handle alcohol better than women? Find out on this Moment of Science.
Ever wonder how they determine how many calories are in food?
What makes adolescents so vulnerable to developing addictions to substances like nicotine, alcohol, and drugs.
Did you know that wine can turn to vinegar? Find out how to prevent this catastrophic event on this Moment of Science.
Studies have shown that ethanol–which is a kind of alcohol–causes skin cells to put out the same neurochemical signals they put out when heat is around. The result is that it doesn’t take as much actual heat for the VR1′s to turn on.