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.
James Harrison's blood contains a rare and powerful antibody that's saved millions of Australian babies. Now, at age 81, after donating 1,173 times, he's hoping someone else will pick up where he left off.
Whether you have an innie, an outie, or none at all (you'll have to read the article to find out how that's possible), we've got you covered.
Music festivals are a blast, but research shows they can also be a bummer for your ears. One study even says that alcohol, coupled with loud music, can make the hearing loss worse.
Enter the Fartonomicon with the guys from Stuff to Blow Your Mind. You're guaranteed to have a gas.
The discovery of a new interstitial "organ" may explain how cancers metastasize, how acupuncture works.
You had LASIK surgery a few years ago, and your vision has started to blur again. Is this normal?
Hamstrings are a group of three muscles running down the back of the thigh, and they have a lot to do with your flexibility.
Diplomatic staffers in Havana, Cuba, recently began to suffer from a series of health problems. Were they sound-related?
Holding hands can help regulate responses to stress, increasing trust and emotional well-being.
What would happen if you didn't (or couldn't) move your bowels for several weeks? Let's just say you'd be in a crappy situation.
Thermal imaging shows that as a person engages in intense mental tasks, their face, and in particular the area around the nose, becomes cooler.
The human system for excretion is actually pretty great, especially when you start looking at what other animals have.
In case you needed one.
Does it just taste bad or are there other reasons?
Although women often think men exaggerate their symptoms when they have a cold or flu, a Canadian scientist has found that men are more susceptible to respiratory complications than women.
A study asked participants to determine where a number of body parts such as the spleen, liver and thyroid were located in the human body. The only part everyone got correctly was the brain. Think you can do better? Take this quiz and find out!
When we've really got to urinate, kids and adults alike do the pee-pee dance. What are the theories behind the fidgeting?
No. 5 may seem like it's just hanging out there, but if you've ever injured it, you may have discovered how important it is for walking.
New research finds that nontoxic, antibacterial sugars found in human breast milk might be key to the next generation of antimicrobial drugs.
The Jamaican sprinter has a uniquely uneven gait. Is he the fastest man alive because of, or despite, this asymmetry?
If you find yourself running to the bathroom the minute you get home, experts posit this is a case of mind over bladder.
Colorblindness affects around 300 million people worldwide. What is it and how can glasses help?
Although we've often been told that dogs have a superior sense of smell to people, a new report says there's little difference.
Plenty of theories exist for why drinking an entire gallon of milk in one sitting is a challenge often undertaken, infrequently accomplished. Who's right?
Yep. It's tricky like that.
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