Everyone has had at least one cranky moment over being hungry, right? Those moments are where the temperament of the mind has been altered by a need of the body, but what about other times? Are there other occasions where brain function is impacted due to stomach related issues? Can the stomach impact the brain?
the body human
Our collective knowledge is constantly evolving – from new discoveries on distant planets to inventions for the smallest cells in our bodies. Here at the Science Museum of Virginia, we have been busy questioning our world and keeping you up-to-date with the most current science stories throughout the year!
The brain has a pretty awesome resume. Everything from the Magna Carta to Snuggies are byproducts of the brain's pretty impressive range of applications. So, how does the brain really work?
The human brain continues to be one of the most mysterious and impressive topics in the science field. In addition to creating nearly all of our day to day experiences the brain continues to impress scientists as they discover new things about the brain. A recent study asked another question: Does the brain clean itself?
Life is unpredictable and often shifts our plans around. We catch up on a lot of things, including sleep, but is catching up on lost z's good for you? How helpful is recovery sleep?
The human nose does some pretty amazing things. It can play vital roles in how we communicate with facial expressions; it hangs out with groovy mustaches, and of course helps us detect smells. So what happens when something goes wrong with it? Can we replace our noses?
Challenge your perception of personal identity. Discover the connection between our thoughts and relationships to our genes, brains and all things scientific!
The exhibition creates an environment to explore their own identity –personalizing the experience and making it unique for each guest. Change elements of a common’s children tune to uncover what your tastes in music reveal about your personality. Examine your fingertip and discover that although the pattern is genetic, the ridges are not!
Consider the history of printing. From very early fragile letters to recent developments in modern printing, this technological journey is pretty remarkable. Modern day printers are pushing the limits of both technology and biological research. So, can they print organs yet?