Have you ever wondered why pigs like to roll around in the mud? We'll solve the mystery for you on this A Moment Of Science.
If people actually followed the instructions on chain letters they received, it wouldn't be long before everyone in the world had a letter in their mailbox.
Humans aren't the only creatures to exploit the anti-fungal properties of some bacteria.
Everyone knows seatbelts save lives. But do you know how they work?
On this episode, we'll journey into the kidneys to find out what makes kidney stones hurt so much.
Over the years, scientists have found many meteorites they believe came to Earth from Mars. These bits of debris have many interesting things to say.
It's hard to believe such a common medical tool could be so dangerous, but it is.
While actually working out is the best way to get stronger, research suggests that even just thinking about lifting heavy objects can yield results.
As it turns out, not everyone loves music. How is this possible?
There aren't too many of us who think leeches are cool--but they are still used in medicine, and now there is even a mechanical leech.
While clear causal links remain elusive, there is mounting evidence that some industrial chemicals may be hurting our brains.
In this Moment of Science, we discuss the possible anticancer benefits of drinking green tea.
Bursting balloons make a lot of noise. How can something so simple be so loud?
It is clear that sufficient sleep and health go hand-in-hand. But is it possible to get too much sleep?
For most of us, a gentle touch from another human being every now and then is a nice thing. Could this be due to a special sensory receptor in our skin?
The human nose may be a lot more capable than we've been led to believe.
Some people believe that a dog's mouth is cleaner than a human's. While this may be true, which mouth is more dangerous to people?
The eyes of insects are very different than those of mammals like humans. Nevertheless, they serve their owners well.
Recent studies have found that chocolate very well may have health benefits.
Seemingly decadent, eating dark chocolate is actually good for your heart. Scientists may have finally figured out why.
Despite weighing tons, clouds seem to free-float in the air. How do the billowy marvels stay up in the sky?