Penicillin is considered one of the greatest achievements in medicine. This antibiotic allowed doctors to successfully treat and cure patients with deadly infectious diseases. Its discovery came by accident, its ...

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Moms everywhere have been known to tell their children to keep their heads covered in the cold because that is where most of the heat loss occurs in the body. ...

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What would you do if you couldn’t go for a swim or walk out in the rain? For a handful of people, that is a reality. They suffer from an ...

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We’re told that we need to take our vitamins, which are the micronutrients that are required by the body to complete many essential functions. They come from the food we ...

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Rigor in Latin means “stiffness,” and mortis means “of death.” But why does the body of a person or an animal get stiff after death, and what causes it? Interestingly, ...

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The poor, poor calorie, it gets a bad rap everywhere. They get ridiculed constantly, and everyone is trying to get rid of them. Maybe if they were better understood, things ...

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A fascinating natural phenomenon occurs each night we go to sleep. We all get a little taller. And as the day goes on, we all get a little shorter. Even ...

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We’ve all experienced the wrinkles or prune up of the skin on the hands and feet that develops after being in water for an extended period of time, but how ...

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We’ve all experienced those chills that literally make our hair stand up. It could be from a beautiful piece of music, we could be scared, or we could just be ...

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Who knew that something that sits on the top of our head could be one of the most amazing pieces of biological engineering. Hair can be twisted, tied, and formed ...

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The funny bone is usually not all that funny when you smack it just right, and it sends shots of pain through your arm. You’ve probably recoiled after doing so, ...

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