Give Now

A Moment of Science

Posts tagged fingernails

July 3, 2013

 

Well, this certainly is a morbid thought...

A Tale Of The Supernatural

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.

January 14, 2013

 

Do you hate the sound of nails on a chalkboard?

Why Does The Sound Of Fingernails On A Chalkboard Annoy Us?

Have you ever wondered why the sound of scraping a chalkboard seems so terrible to the human ear?

December 13, 2012

 

Do you paint your nails?

What Are Fingernails?

Fingernails. They're good for scratching, biting, clipping, and polishing. But what are they, in fact?

September 27, 2003

 

An Alternative to Shaving?

The thing is that hair is a lot tougher than skin. So the same chemicals that destroy the hair can also cause serious skin irritation–and possibly even chemical burns–if left on too long.

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