You've heard the expression "to heave your guts" used to refer to vomiting. In the case of frogs and toads, "heaving your guts" can have a literal connotation.
Bursting balloons make a lot of noise. How can something so simple be so loud?
Most people know that it's a good idea to stay away from fatty foods, but do you know how the body stores fat?
Ever wonder why your stomach makes all that noise when you're hungry?
You've just snacked on rice cakes. Why are you still hungry?
Ever feel sleepy after a big lunch? Find out the science behind taking a siesta!
There's one da Vinci of the body, a true Renaissance organ, which can perform functions of the lungs, liver, stomach and kidneys.
Cows, goats, and sheep require symbiotic microbes to help digest the plant biomass that they eat, and some of these microbes make methane.
Proboscis monkeys from Borneo and cows do have something in common: They both chew their cuds.
How does your body know to stop digesting after all the food is gone?