Within three days of death, the enzymes that once digested your food begin to eat you.
The brain receives 20% of the body’s oxygen and 25% of total body glucose utilization, despite it accounting for only 2% of a person’s weight (about 1.4 kilograms).
Laughing could dramatically improve your health – and be as good for you as a deep state of meditation, researchers have found.
Falling in love raises levels of nerve growth in a person's brain for about a year and can improve their memory.
After an 11 year study, cell phones were shown not to increase chances of getting cancer.
Chocolate, sex, and laughter are all important for a healthy brain.
When you kiss someone for the first time, you get a spike in the neurotransmitter dopamine, making you crave more.
A new parent will lose about 1055.6 hours of sleep in the first year of their child's life - almost 44 days!
If every muscle in your body could pull in one direction, you could lift nearly 25 tons.
By putting a frog in a bucket of milk, scientists following up on an ancient Russian way of keeping milk from going sour have identified a wealth of new antibiotic substances.
You can reschedule your sleeping pattern by not eating 12-16 hours before you want to be awake. Upon eating after this time period, your internal clock will reset to a new day, with the time of your first meal being interpreted as "morning".
A third of the human population sneezes when they look at the Sun. Light can signal the ocular nerve near the sinuses and triggers a sneeze.
"Fish odor syndrome" is a rare genetic disorder that causes people to smell like rotten fish.
A study in the UK states that men need at least two "guys nights out" each week to stay healthy.
When you get blackout drunk, you don't actually forget anything; your brain wasn't "recording" in the first place.
Bearing a male child can alter a woman's brain by leaving male DNA that can persist for the rest of her life, making her less likely to suffer from Alzheimer's disease, promote tissue repair, and improve her immune system.
‘Fracture putty’ is a material being developed that when packed in & around a bone fracture, provides full load bearing strength within days.
You would need to smoke between 20,000-40,000 joints to be at risk of dying of a THC overdose.
Tap water in Canada is held to a higher health standard than bottled water.
The human sigh acts as a physiological reset button.