Anyone who spends an extended period of time in space faces serious medical problems due to the near total absence of gravity.
Beware of that crying baby...
Have you ever heard of the Epley Maneuver to help Otoliths?
Have you ever watched children on a merry-go-round and wondered why some children were dizzy and some weren't?
Your hearing may be fine now, but years down the road you'll be regretting ever listening to loud music.
After being on a boat, when you lie down to sleep that night the bed seems to be rocking, up and down, just like the boat. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
You probably imagine that your ears are rather passive, but they can play a surprisingly active role too. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Have you heard the term otoacoustic emissions? They are the noises that your ears generate and emit. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
The sad truth about aging, on this Moment of Science.
During voyage of the Beagle, Charles Darwin was often overcome by seasickness and discovered that “nothing but lying in [his] hammock did any good.”This remedy–lying down with eyes shut–is one of the most effective for treating motion sickness.