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 What Coronavirus Symptoms Look Like, Day By Day Science Insider
10 days ago
After being exposed to the virus that causes COVID-19, it can take as few as two and as many as 14 days for symptoms to develop ...
 Pathologists Debunk 13 Coronavirus Myths Science Insider
1 months ago
The coronavirus, now known as COVID-19, originated in Wuhan, China, and has spread to at least 26 other countries.
 How Do Braces Actually Work? Science Insider
8 months ago
Misaligned teeth can put you at risk for tooth decay, gum disease, and even tooth loss. Braces shift teeth by applying pressure, ...
 Why The 2019 Novel Coronavirus Is So Hard To Stop Science Insider
1 months ago
In late 2019, a new strain of coronavirus was detected in humans. Within weeks, this novel virus spread from it's original location, ...
 Why Humans Can't Regrow Teeth Science Insider
1 years ago
Humans can't grow new teeth. But we're not alone. Most mammals can't. But many reptiles and fish can grow hundreds, or even ...
 What's Inside Your Belly Button? Science Insider
9 months ago
Belly buttons are the first human scar, and about 90% of them are innies. If you have an innie, chances are it's full of dozens of ...
 What The Keto Diet Actually Does To Your Body | The Human Body Science Insider
1 years ago
The ketogenic diet, or keto, has become a popular way to lose weight. The high-fat, low-carb diet is a drastic change from the diet ...
 What If You Never Got Out Of Bed Science Insider
6 months ago
Although laying in bed for the rest of your life might sound relaxing, it can lead to serious health issues. For one thing, most of your ...
 Why You Shouldn't Pop Your Pimples Science Insider
3 years ago
Acne is the most common skin disease, according to the National Institute of Health. Even if it may ease the pain or the unsightly ...
 What Really Happens During A Brain Freeze Science Insider
1 years ago
Drinking cold beverages is a great way to fight off the summer heat, but if you drink too quickly, it could lead to a brain freeze.
 Dietitians Debunk 18 Weight Loss Myths Science Insider
6 months ago
Business Insider asked three registered dietitians to debunk 18 of the most common weight loss myths. They explain that you ...
 5 Myths About Sugar Science Insider
5 years ago
Some people consume sugar substitutes because they think doing so is a good way to cut back on calories and stay healthy.
 Medical Breakthroughs We Will See In The Next 50 Years Science Insider
1 years ago
How would you like to regrow limbs, or save babies born prematurely? What if a pig could help you with a replacement heart?
 Veterinarians Debunk 13 Cat Myths Science Insider
6 days ago
Veterinarians from the Animal Medical Center in New York City debunked 13 of the most common myths about cats.
 Why Babies Can't Drink Water Science Insider
1 years ago
While drinking ample amount of water is generally good health practice for adults, it can be deadly for newborn babies. It turns out ...
 Why You're A Mosquito Magnet Science Insider
7 months ago
If you've ever felt like a mosquito magnet, while your friends are totally ignored, you might be right. Female mosquitoes —which ...
 Why Vaping Is Bad For You Science Insider
6 months ago
Health officials have reported six deaths and at least 450 cases of lung injury connected to vaping. Patients with ...
 What Happens If You Hold Your Pee In For Too Long Science Insider
1 years ago
Everyone holds in their pee every now and then. And that's okay! Just don't do it too often, or it could lead to some serious ...
 Nutella Is A Lot Worse For You Than You Think — What's Really Inside Science Insider
1 years ago
Though made with some nuts, Nutella is actually unhealthy. Half of the beloved spread is straight sugar. One serving size has 21 ...
 What's Inside The Mariana Trench? Science Insider
1 months ago
The Mariana Trench is the deepest point on Earth, void of light with the pressure of 48 jumbo jets. Yet life finds a way to survive.
 Why Ticks Are So Hard To Kill Science Insider
6 months ago
Ticks are one pest you don't want to mess with. Once they find a secluded spot on your skin, they use two hook-like structures to ...
 What Happens When You Drink Too Much Water Science Insider
1 years ago
We couldn't live without water. But if we drink too much, it can wreak havoc on our brain and body. Drinking more water than your ...
 Is Eating Humans Actually Unhealthy? Science Insider
1 years ago
Cannibalism is a clear taboo in our society. But, putting ethics aside, what are the other reasons why you should not eat other ...
 What If Humans Tried Landing On The Sun Science Insider
1 months ago
In 2018, NASA launched the Parker Solar Probe, which is swooping to within 6.2 million kilometers of the sun's surface — the ...
 Why Do Wisdom Teeth Suck? Science Insider
1 years ago
Every year, 5 million Americans have their wisdom teeth removed. These pesky molars can cause infections tooth decay, and ...
 The 5 Most Extreme Babies In The Animal Kingdom Science Insider
1 years ago
While human newborns are pretty incompetent at just about everything, other animal infants face intense survival situations from ...
 Pediatricians Debunk 16 Myths About Kids Science Insider
4 days ago
A pediatrician and a developmental psychologist from the Mount Sinai Parenting Center debunk 16 of the most common myths ...
 Here's What Happens If You Stopped Brushing Your Teeth Science Insider
1 years ago
Nearly half of Americans don't brush their teeth enough. This opens the door for a bacteria invasion, leading to tooth decay and ...
 What Happens If You Hold Your Pee In For Too Long Science Insider
1 years ago
Everyone holds in their pee every now and then. And that's okay! Just don't do it too often, or it could lead to some serious ...
 Why Some Men Go Bald Science Insider
2 months ago
Although there are many bald celebrity icons like The Rock, Jeff Bezos, the Dalai Lama, and Shaquille O'Neal, losing your hair is ...
 What is the coronavirus? Guardian News
2 months ago
The Guardian's health editor, Sarah Boseley, answers some of the most common and pressing questions surrounding the recent ...
 What's Inside A Venus Flytrap? Science Insider
6 months ago
Venus flytraps rarely catch flies, despite their name — instead, spiders and ants make up most of their diet. When a victim walk by ...
 How Long The COVID-19 Coronavirus Lasts On Everyday Surfaces Science Insider
10 days ago
The Coronavirus is spreading rapidly around the world. According to the CDC, the virus is spread primarily through ...
 What If The Earth Stopped Orbiting The Sun Science Insider
4 months ago
Each year, Earth makes a pass around the sun. But what if, one day, it just stopped orbiting the sun altogether? Turns out, you'd ...
 Sleep Experts Debunk 15 Sleep Myths Science Insider
4 months ago
Two sleep experts debunk 15 of the most common myths about sleep. They explain that boredom, alone, doesn't make you tired ...
 The Real Reason Women’s Bathroom Lines Are So Long Science Insider
6 months ago
In a typical busy bathroom, women could wait as much as 34 times longer than men. That's because women take longer — they ...
 Why Your Elbow Hurts When You Bump It The Wrong Way Science Insider
1 years ago
Everyone knows that painful sensation when the "funny bone" in your elbow is bumped. It turns out, that pinching and numbing ...
 Why We Eat Oysters Alive Science Insider
1 years ago
Raw oysters are either still alive - or freshly killed - when you eat them. Most people think keeping them alive longer makes them ...
 Why Hardly Anyone In Israel Is Allergic To Peanuts Science Insider
1 years ago
Between 1997 and 2008, the number of American children with a peanut allergy tripled. Meanwhile, in Israel, hardly anyone has a ...
 The Bugs That Lay Eggs In Your Face Science Insider
1 years ago
Face mites live on pretty much all adult humans. Including you. These tiny arachnids suck oil and cell material from your pores, ...
 4 Tips For Losing Weight More Efficiently Science Insider
1 years ago
You could spend hours and hours in the gym, but there are easier ways to lose weight and prioritize your health.
 A Hair Scientist Debunks 6 Common Myths About Hair Tech Insider
2 years ago
Does our hair carry on growing after we die? Do nits really prefer cleaner hair? Business Insider spoke to trichologist Shirley ...
 The Tallest Lifeforms Of All Time Science Insider
1 years ago
If you doubled in size, your weight would be eight times greater. That's the trouble with growing tall. Gravity's pull is keeping us all ...
 The Deadliest Venomous Animals In The World Science Insider
1 years ago
Some of the world's deadliest animals have venom that's thousands of times more toxic than cyanide and can kill a human in ...
 Giving Birth In Your 20s VS Your 30s Science Insider
9 months ago
In 2016, for the first time ever, more American women had babies in their early 30s than in their 20s. Giving birth at any age comes ...
 What If All The World's Supervolcanoes Erupted At Once Science Insider
4 months ago
If all 12 or so supervolcanoes on Earth erupted at once, civilization would likely collapse. The volcanoes would spew thousands of ...
 Why A Coronavirus Vaccine Could Be Developed In Record Time Business Insider
4 days ago
More than 40 vaccines are being developed to combat the coronavirus, according to the World Health Organization. Here are ...
 OB-GYNs Debunk 25 Pregnancy Myths Science Insider
5 months ago
Business Insider asked two high-risk OBGYN's to debunk 25 of the most common pregnancy myths. They explain that pregnant ...
 Why Male Birth Control Is So Hard To Make Science Insider
11 months ago
Since the condom was invented more than 5000 years ago, male birth control hasn't changed much. You can blame biology ...
 How Contagious Is A Single Sneeze? Science Insider
1 years ago
How far can your germs travel in sneezes? Turns out, it's not just about the biggest droplets, but also the smaller ones that stay in ...
 The Biggest Dinosaurs Of All Time Science Insider
1 years ago
Dinosaurs are one of the biggest land-dwelling animals to ever exist on Earth. When you picture a dinosaur, you might imagine a ...
 How Giving Birth Changes Your Brain Science Insider
11 months ago
Giving birth changes a mother's brain in many different ways. When she first sees her newborn, core regions of her brain's reward ...
 What Activated Charcoal Actually Does To Your Body | The Human Body Science Insider
1 years ago
Activated charcoal is having a moment in food, beauty, and supplement industries right now. But how does it work? And is it even ...
 The Only Right Way To Pop Your Pimples Tech Insider
2 years ago
Dermatologists usually don't advise patients to pop pimples on their own. However, if you absolutely have to, follow these steps to ...
 What's Inside A Human Ear? Science Insider
1 months ago
The ears are arguably one of the most important features of the human body, they allow us to hear the word around us every day ...
 What If You Survived The Apocalypse? Science Insider
2 months ago
Picture this: a virus has spread across the planet, but you are one of the lucky ones. You have survived the apocalypse. But what's ...
 Is Marrying Your Cousin Actually Dangerous? Science Insider
1 years ago
Do babies born between two cousins actually have a higher chance of having birth defects? Understanding basic genetic ...
 The Most Extreme Milk In The Animal Kingdom Science Insider
9 months ago
When it comes to the animal kingdom's most extreme milk, cows don't make the cut. Hooded seal milk contains more fat than ice ...