Tryptophan's sleepy effect is maximized by foods heavy in carbs.
One of the world's oldest eternal fires gets demystified.
We solve yet another kitchen mystery on this A Moment Of Science.
Do you get sleepy on Thanksgiving and blame the turkey? Well, you're wrong to do so!
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Scientists developed a technique to identify the residue of fats from cows' milk on ancient pieces of pottery.
It would take a lot of stuffing to fill this Jurassic turkey.
When you hear the term, computer geek, what image immediately pops into mind? Is the geek in your mind’s eye a woman? Probably not. There’s a reason the stereotype of the computer geek is almost always depicted as male. Around the world, significantly more men than women work in computer science. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
You probably already know that turkeys engage in courtship behavior. They blush and fan their tails and strut around while emitting a low drumming noise.
It’s attractive if you’re a female turkey. Sometimes, though, male turkey siblings pair up and pool their courtship resources. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Ever wonder why you become sleepy after a big meal? Find out on this Moment of Science.