How much damage can one little peanut do? An awful lot for those who are allergic.
Through the early 1600s, physicians believed there were two kinds of blood, one made by the liver and one by the heart...
There's one da Vinci of the body, a true Renaissance organ, which can perform functions of the lungs, liver, stomach and kidneys.
Fatty liver disease occurs when fat builds up around the liver and can damage it permanently. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Does caffeine counteract certain ugly side effects of alcohol? Is there any reason to be wary of mixing the two substances?
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What’s particularly striking is the fact that birds and alligators, unlike humans and other mammals, have a hinge-like joint in their pelvis that allows the pubic bone to move. When an alligator or bird inhales the pubic bone rocks downward, expanding the abdominal cavity.
Can you get too much iron? That’s the question we discuss on this Moment of Science.