What brings on itches in the first place, and why does scratching provide such welcome relief?
Ever feel like you get one itch, and then another, and another, until you feel like you can't stop itching? You could have the itching gene.
Have you ever stopped to wonder, mid-scratch, exactly why scratching is so effective against itching? Learn more on this Moment of Science.
You know how Santa Claus is always depicted with rosy red cheeks? We have a theory that Mr. Claus has the skin condition, rosacea. Rosacea is a skin condition affecting about 14 million adults in the United States. Learn more on this Moment of Science.