Despite the wisdom of the constitution, it is simply not true that all people are created equal. Some are faster than others, some are better at math and some are musical geniuses, and some people have a higher threshold for pain than others. However, as a one study suggests, the ability to withstand pain is something that all people can improve upon, whether or not you’re born with this peculiar talent. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
You know that dictionary game in which someone chooses an unusual word and everyone makes up a definition for it. Well, I’ve got a good word for you. Strabismus. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
How can something that’s not hot in temperature produce the same reactions as something that is hot? Learn more on this Moment of Science.
According to one study, scientists were able to train moths to associate certain smells with food. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
What do worms and old people have in common? Find out on this Moment of Science.
Never a happy topic, bed wetting is a very distressing problem for five to seven million American kids. If we can’t explain why some people like to pick on these kids, can we at least shed some light on what causes bed wetting? At one time, people punished bed-wetters for acting badly, but today scientists [...]