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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.


Are lab rats really prone to cancer?

Are lab rats really prone to cancer?

Are lab rats really prone to cancer? Find out whether lab rats are really prone to cancer at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How can petri dish studies apply to humans?

How can petri dish studies apply to humans?

The average person has around 100 trillion cells. How can petri dish studies apply to humans? Find out at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Why are rodents such popular test subjects?

Why are rodents such popular test subjects?

Rodents are by far the most popular test subjects in research labs. Why are rodents such popular test subjects? Find out at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How Biohacking Works

How Biohacking Works

Biohackers may build better biological mousetraps or implant cutting-edge tech via the kitchen cutting board. Learn more about biohacking. See more »

10 Things We Thought Were True Before the Scientific Method

10 Things We Thought Were True Before the Scientific Method

Before the scientific method came along, science dabbled in some pretty far-out ideas in its youth. Remember miasmas and spontaneous generation? See more »

10 Black Scientists You Should Know

10 Black Scientists You Should Know

Meet 10 African-American scientists who have made the world a better place for all people at HowStuffWorks.com See more »

10 Science Experiments to Do in the Snow

10 Science Experiments to Do in the Snow

Looking for science experiments to do in the snow when the kids get the day off? We have 10 science experiments for snow at HowStuffWorks.com. See more »

Name That Scientific Law -- and the Big Brain Behind It

Name That Scientific Law -- and the Big Brain Behind It

You've heard of these scientific laws, but how much do you know about the geniuses behind them? Test your knowledge of scientific laws with this quiz. See more »

10 Holiday Gifts for Budding Scientists

10 Holiday Gifts for Budding Scientists

Science-minded gifts for kids have gone way beyond the chemistry set. Here are 10 of the coolest holiday gifts for budding scientists. See more »

10 Completely Obvious Research Discoveries

10 Completely Obvious Research Discoveries

Some research discoveries are completely obvious. Do these completely obvious discoveries warrant scientific research? See more »