Category: How

How Do Ocean Currents Work?

In 1992 a cargo ship carrying bath toys got caught in a storm.  Shipping containers washed overboard, and the waves swept 28,000 rubber ducks and other toys into the North Pacific. But they didn’t stick together. Quite the opposite–the ducks have since washed up all over the world, and researchers have used their paths to

How Hormones Work in Human Body

Over the course of our small lifetimes, our bodies pass through a series of extraordinary metamorphoses we grow experience puberty and many of us reproduce. But behind the scenes, the endocrine system works constantly to orchestrate these changes. Alongside growth and sexual maturity, this system regulates everything from your sleep to the rhythm of your