The human body is an amazing structure made up of many fascinating parts and systems. Learn about the human body and how its systems work together.
Yep. It's tricky like that.
By Kate Kershner Feb 23, 2017
This organ is finally getting some street cred after centuries of being largely underestimated.
By Alia Hoyt Jan 25, 2017
Guess who's the new kid on the block?
By Alia Hoyt Jan 10, 2017
When a teen lifts a burning car off the ground, it seems like a superhuman feat. But there's some simple — and amazing — science behind it.
By Kate Kershner Dec 28, 2016
Roller coasters: They're super fun, and they could help you pass a kidney stone without medical intervention. Who knew?
By Kate Kershner Sep 27, 2016
From killer sausages to canceling crows' feet, botulinum toxin has come a long way. Botoxwurst, anyone?
By Laurie L. Dove Sep 19, 2016
Is this you? This is totally you. Why do some people burst into violent sneezing fits when they encounter bright sunlight? Check your genetics.
By Laurie L. Dove Sep 13, 2016
Careful with that chopping knife! If you lose a fingertip, it's probably gone forever. With kids, however, that's not always the case. Why is that?
By Kate Kershner Aug 18, 2016
Maybe if you look at it with only one eye -- in the dark.
By Karen Kirkpatrick Jun 30, 2016
Opioids can make your insides skid to a slow crawl. That's a problem when you consider nearly 250 million opioid prescriptions were written in 2013 by CDC estimates.
By Kate Kershner Jun 8, 2016
You always wanted to eat electricity right? Now you can, and it might even provide a health benefit.
By Robert Lamb May 20, 2016
And it's not because of all that screen time.
By Melanie Radzicki McManus Mar 7, 2016
Selfish humans act in our own self interest, but when it comes to cotton buds and ears we do exactly what science says not to. And yes, your doctor can tell.
By Laurie L. Dove Jan 27, 2016
We dig into the science and history of those delightful respiratory explosions we call sneezes, including one that's copyrighted.
By Julie Douglas Dec 9, 2015
Currently, all organs in the U.S. are donated. A report says paying $45,000 per kidney donation would end waiting lists and save taxpayer dollars.
By Dave Roos Oct 29, 2015
Scientists discover that using a feed additive can decrease cow burps by 30 percent, vastly reducing greenhouse gas.
By Dave Roos Oct 27, 2015
Does vocal fry signal the most annoying end of times? Or is it just part of a natural language progression?
By Oisin Curran
Think your peepers are passé? Some cutting-edge cosmetic procedures can take your brown eyes to bright blue — with a few inherent risks.
By Laurie L. Dove
Poetry is full of references to salty and bitter tears, but there's not much about bloody tears. Besides movie villains who weep blood, is this phenomenon real?
Tired of standing on tiptoes when you pose for a photo with friends? If you're an adult looking to add a few inches to your frame, you might be out of luck.
The human tongue is essential for speaking and eating ice cream. Ever worry about swallowing yours? We can put that concern to bed.
In some settings, you just can't heave a giant sneeze. If you hold back during a meeting or date, you're exhibiting decorum. Could you also be making a death wish?
There's nothing worse than biting your tongue. Unless it swells up and gets infected — thankfully it's pretty rare. See why.
By Jennifer Sellers
It's hard to imagine being thankful for mucus when you've got a nose full of it, but if it all went away you'd really be in trouble.
Smelling fecal matter is gross enough, so the possibility that tiny bits of poop are actually getting into your nose is outright disgusting.
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