Wrist muscles that are the key to tennis elbow. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
The octopus tentacle surprisingly acts in much the same way as the human arm when transferring tasty morsels from sucker to mouth.
A researcher named Guang Yue at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation had subjects just think about flexing a muscle–such as an elbow or a finger–without actually moving the muscle.
In particular, the cervix seems to be at risk, one reason why an annual Pap smear is important.