Your body works hard to raise its temperature, but in the meantime, you get the chills. Why?
Why does the body go through such laborious misery when we're sick?
Many indigenous people live in areas of low oxygen concentration with few adverse effects. The big question is, how do they survive?
Can you bend your thumb backwards until it touches your wrist? If you join your hands behind your back, can you lift them over your head without letting go?
To preserve the ice as long as possible, people made sure to cool hot foods before putting them in the icebox.
A team of chemists and microbiologists has put a new spin on a type of photography: a small‑scale spin, to be precise. They photograph bacteria!
Anyone who spends an extended period of time in space faces serious medical problems due to the near total absence of gravity.
People around the world have been diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, ADHD. And many are on drugs, like Ritalin, to help with the disorder.
Does the amount of sleep I get affect how likely I am to catch a cold?
Everyone has experienced the queasy sensation. Yet scientists actually know very little about what causes nausea.