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.
Whether from playing too much basketball or jogging in ill-fitting sneakers, we've all had blisters. But what are blisters, and how do they form?
Scientists manipulated the H5N1 virus, and found that, with just a few genetic mutations, it could be passed from one ferret to another through a sneeze.
What do the Ebola virus, anthrax, and the avian flu have in common?
Everyone gets bored from time to time. But I was wondering--what is boredom exactly, scientifically speaking?