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How does the cardiovascular system work?

How does the cardiovascular system work?

There is a simple analogy: FedEx

By | Posted March 6, 2011

Why does my head spin when I’m drunk?

Why does my head spin when I’m drunk?

Not much can be done to stop a spinning head after an alcohol overdose, but we can understand why it happens and how to avoid it.

By | Posted February 8, 2011

Can riding the subway every day damage your hearing?

Can riding the subway every day damage your hearing?

Earplugs might soon be your new best friend.

By | Posted November 27, 2010

Do Frequent Fliers Age More Slowly?

Do Frequent Fliers Age More Slowly?

According to Einstein’s theory of relativity, air travel and time travel are intertwined.

By | Posted October 20, 2010

How Do Auroras Work?

How Do Auroras Work?

NASA images provide new insight into Saturn’s auroras

By | Posted October 13, 2010

How Do Barnacles Attach to Whales?

How Do Barnacles Attach to Whales?

It’s hard out there for a symbiotic barnacle, but somehow they find a way

By | Posted March 22, 2010

How Does a Venus Flytrap Work?

How Does a Venus Flytrap Work?

Digging up the secrets of a plant that senses, moves and digests without nerves, muscles or a stomach

By | Posted March 14, 2010

How Much Faster Can We Run?

How Much Faster Can We Run?

Records show that we’re getting faster, but does the human body have a natural speed limit? And if a biological law exists, how long until people try to break it?

By | Posted February 18, 2010

Why Can't You Use Cell Phones on Airplanes?

Why Can’t You Use Cell Phones on Airplanes?

Wireless technology has improved, but the ban still holds…for now.

By | Posted February 8, 2010

What Makes Snot Turn Green?

What Makes Snot Turn Green?

We all do it, one time or another. You blow your nose for what must be the hundredth time that day. Before you throw out the tissue, you take a surreptitious glance inside. Rather than the usual clear or slight yellow, you see something different. Something green. Suddenly, your snot resembles the color palette of […]

By | Posted February 1, 2010

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