Have you ever heard that after people die, their fingernails, hair and teeth continue to grow? Today's program explores the truth behind this supernatural tale.
Ever wonder why our freckles seem to multiply with the advent of warmer weather and longer days?
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?
Today's A Moment of Science is about a creature who lends a whole new meaning to the phrase.
There may be more to it than not getting enough sleep.
Most people endure acne at some point, and can't wait to be rid of the combination of whiteheads, blackheads, pimples, and pustules.
What brings on itches in the first place, and why does scratching provide such welcome relief?
Why does a paper cut hurt so much more than a cut with a razor blade?
Researchers have been studying the effects of UV rays on whales in the Gulf of California for over three years...
Find out how pain travels along the body's complex nerve highway.