Give Now

A Moment of Science

Posts tagged nose

May 22, 2015


kid with kleenex over runny nose

Runny Nose

If your kid's got a cold, it's best to just let the runny nose run its course.

March 18, 2013


dipping milk and cookie

Blowing Milk Out Of Your Nose

Have you ever laughed so hard that milk came out your nose?

February 4, 2013


boy crying against a gray background

Why Does Crying Make Your Nose Run?

What's the connection between crying and a runny nose?

November 17, 2011


vampire bat on white background

How Do Vampire Bats Use Their Noses To Detect Prey?

They prowl in the dark, soar through starlit skies... they are vampire bats and they're looking for blood!

September 22, 2011



Some Monkeys Chew Their Cud?

Proboscis monkeys from Borneo and cows do have something in common: They both chew their cuds.

March 17, 2011


lifting weights

I’m Sick But Is It Safe To Exercise?

Is there truth to the saying, "sweating out a cold?"

November 18, 2010


snowman in winter

What Happens To Your Body During Frostbite?

What is frostbite and why is it so dangerous to your body?

February 6, 2009



Smelly Dreams

Researchers have found that odors can affect dreams.

August 29, 2007


Girl smelling flower

To Sniff or to Smell

To sniff and to smell, they are basically the same thing right? Actually, sniffing and smelling are two different phases of the smelling process.

September 22, 2005


Deviated Septum

It’s generally not considered good etiquette to stick a finger up your nose, but feeling inside your nose can be a good way to learn more about how it works. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

Next Page »

Stay Connected

What is RSS? RSS makes it possible to subscribe to a website's updates instead of visiting it by delivering new posts to your RSS reader automatically. Choose to receive some or all of the updates from A Moment of Science:

Support for Indiana Public Media Comes From

About A Moment of Science

Search A Moment of Science