Science questions are a fun and interesting way to learn about planet Earth, organisms and the universe. In this section you'll find an incredible collection of science questions covering a wide variety of topics.
10 Nobel Laureates Whose Work Changed the World
5 Technologists Who Have Benefited Humankind
Eugenics Overshadows the Legacy of Scientific Genius Francis Galton
Barrels and Barrels of Aged Beer
HowStuffWorks: Candyland Comes Alive at Candytopia!
Electricity-free Fridge Could Change Millions of Lives
Who Invented the Toilet? A Brief History of the Flush
HowStuffWorks: How Porta Potties Work
Who invented sports drinks?
Meet the Man Who Invented Cool Whip, Tang and Pop Rocks
Thomas Edison vs. Nikola Tesla Quiz
Who Was Rube Goldberg, and What Are Rube Goldberg Machines?
The Evolution of Dictaphones: A Comprehensive History
The Evolution of the Franklin Stove: From Invention to Modern Efficiency
The Fascinating History of the Mimeograph Machine
How WISE Works
How has NASA improved TV technology?
Who invented virtual reality technology?
Robot Revolution: Coming to a Restaurant Near You
How Patent Infringement Works
How Shrimp Shells Help Wounds Heal Faster
10 New Uses for Old Inventions
5 Popular Invention Mashups
5 Technology Mashups That Make Your Life Easier
Why does a balloon stick to hair?
Why Do We Experiment on Mice?
Why do we experiment on animals?
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How can my glasses change from transparent, when I'm inside, to dark when I go outdoors?
How do trick birthday candles work -- the kind that re-light themselves after you blow them out?
Although technology is helping to make the world seem a lot smaller, there are still major differences between countries. Learn about electrical standardization around the globe.
How does a ball point pen work?
You stay behind at work and agree to close up alone. You go into the walk-in freezer to put away some food, and the door shuts behind you. You do everything you can think of, but you can't get it open. Now what?
Time is of the essence when trying to rescue people trapped at sea or in a crumbling building. But finding the victims can sometimes be difficult. Thankfully, cutting-edge technologies are taking the "search" out of search and rescue.
Bend but don't break: That's the idea behind many of these temblor-thwarting technologies. They may even allow a building's inhabitants to walk out unharmed and start picking up the pieces after the earthquake subsides.
Touch-sensitive lamps is explored in this article from HowStuffWorks. Learn about touch-sensitive lamps.
President Donald Trump has proposed cutting the agency's Earth science budget. But doing so could negatively impact construction, farming and infrastructure projects.
In 1915, the great physicist predicted the existence of ripples in space-time called gravitational waves. A century later, scientists finally have detected them on Earth.
The practice of clapping to show our approval is an ancient one. But recent research suggests that applause actually spreads like a contagious disease.
If you step on a crack, you'll break your mother's back. Surely you know this jingle from childhood. It's a silly example of a correlation with no causation. But there are some real-world instances that we often hear, or maybe even tell?
Most loss of life in earthquakes comes from people being trapped inside crumbling buildings. And engineers have come up with many techniques to lessen the structural damage. But is there a way to make a building completely earthquake-proof?
The blog Retraction Watch released an online database of more than 18,000 papers and conference materials that have been retracted since the 1970s.
By Oisin Curran
Humans routinely break the sound barrier in supersonic aircraft. Could everyone's favorite hedgehog do it, too?
By Robert Lamb