The beans in chili have a well-deserved reputation for causing gas. In fact, it's been scientifically proven... and I'm not just pulling your finger!

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Have you ever wondered why human eyes don't reflect the same way in the dark? Well, to answer these questions, let first take a closer look (pun intended) at the anatomy of the eye.

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If you go to your local drug store, or health foods store, you'll notice there is a whole whack of diet pills out on the market and each work a little differently depending on what ingredients they contain.

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It took researchers about 400 years to finally agree on these figures. Let's have a brief look at how this research got started.

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If you've seen a crime scene detective show like CSI, you are probably already familiar with luminol — that substance that glows greenish-blue on a surface, magically revealing where blood once use to be.

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The microscope you're probably most familiar with in the classroom, although there is a wide range of other microscopes which can help us see different things.

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John- Grade 9 - Lexington, Michigan"... [Pimples Carson's] cheeks were rivulated and rotted and eroded with acne. Among the old scars new pustules formed, purple and red, some rising and some waning."  - John Steinbeck - The Wayward Bus (1947)

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There's now a great consumer demand for organic foods, and the industry has answered. Most people who choose organic do so because they want to avoid the pesticides that are sprayed on commercial crops.

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The latest rage in hair dyers are ionic hairdryers which claim to be better for your hair. But are they?

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"[by] my junior year of high school, that's when I really started bingeing and purging. Food was my crutch; it was how I dealt with emotions and uncomfortable situations."  -  Katharine McPhee,

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