If our body temperature is in the nineties why do similar air temperatures feel too hot instead of just right? Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Have you ever stopped to wonder, mid-scratch, exactly why scratching is so effective against itching? Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Did you ever hear that blood is actually blue inside your body, but turns red instantly on contact with air? Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Some doctors thought it might be interesting to find out if older people's ears are actually bigger, or if it's just an illusion.
Wrist muscles that are the key to tennis elbow. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Readers of detective fiction knows one thing fingerprints are good for, their unique patterns. Why have we evolved such convoluted fingertips and why so useful?
You appear to turn down fatty foods with a stoical disregard, when nobody is looking you dive into a deep-dish pizza. It's okay, everyone does this, but why?
Pour a little hydrogen peroxide on a cut or scrape and an instant foam of tiny bubbles appears. But where do the bubbles come from, and do they really help?
Did you ever take a magnifying glass outside and burn dry grass or paper? Scientists are working on ways to use ultrasound to do the same thing inside the body.
Have you ever wondered why some people can learn a new language easily, but others struggle? It could be because they have a large Heschl's Gyrus.