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Scientific Experiments

Scientific experiments are a fun and exciting way to learn more about the wonderful world of science. In this section you'll find great articles all about scientific experiments.


Amazing, Astonishing & Absurd: Our Best Stories You Might Have Missed This Week

Get the scoop on a $10 million ransom for Enzo Ferrari's corpse and Americans' biggest fears in this roundup of HowStuffWorks articles and podcasts. See more »

Whole-body Vibration Is As Effective As Exercise in Mice, Study Shows

In a new study, whole-body vibration helped obese mice lose weight. Learn more at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Science Is Pretty Bad at Predicting Suicide Risk

Despite years of research, the ability to predict suicide scientifically is only slightly better than chance. Learn more at HowStuffWorks Now. See more »

We Bet We Know What Your Favorite Number Is

Why do people all over the world pick the same number and color as their favorites? HowStuffWorks Now looks closer at this phenomenon. See more »

Academics Worry That Predatory, Pay-to-Publish Journals Hurt Science

How do predatory science journals exploit inexperienced scientists? Learn more about scam publications in this HowStuffWorks Now article. See more »

Scientists Can Induce Visual Hallucinations by Showing You This Annoying Video

Can you induce visual hallucinations with a video? Learn more about a new study inducing visual hallucinations in this HowStuffWorks Now article. See more »

Excel Is Autocorrecting Scientific Research. And That's Not Cool

Autocorrect memes are all fun and games — until they show up in scientific research. Learn more at HowStuffWorks Now. See more »

How Animal Testing Works

Animal testing has a long, gruesome history, but it's also saved countless human lives. Learn more about animal testing at HowStuffWorks. See more »

10 Questions That Science Can't Answer Yet

Are we alone in the universe? Why do we dream? Get the scoop on 10 questions we can't answer from HowStuffWorks. See more »

Study Shows Pinterest Has an Anti-Vaccination Bias

A study showed Pinterest has an anti-vaccination bias. HowStuffWorks looks at the political side of this "scrapbooking" social media platform. See more »