Fun Fact Friday: Your Stomach Lining Reddens When You Blush Did you know that your stomach lining reddens when you blush? Do you think that is funny or unexpected, or did you already know that? Click to read more about blushing and the composition of the stomach lining.
Fun Fact Friday: Bloody Good Facts Did you know that one red blood cell can travel the entire circulatory system in 20 seconds? do you think this is pretty quick, or too slow? Have you heard of other interesting medical facts that you want to share? Read on to learn more about your blood and […]
Friday Fact: Getting Spooky With Skeletons Fact: Did you know that your skeleton weighs about 15% of what your total weight is? Did you think the bones could weight that much? Do you feel a little bit more into the Halloween “spirit”? Click to read more about skeletons!
Fun Fact Friday: Soma Technology Will Be at AHRMM 2018 Did you know that we are going to be exhibiting at AHRMM 2018? We will be at booth #137 at the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago, Illinois. Our booth is in the middle of the exhibition hall, on the left side. Click to read […]
You Can Get an Allergy at Any Point in Your Life Today’s fun fact is that you can get an allergy at any point in your life! Maybe you thought you were in the clear if you didn’t have an allergy when you were a child. As a child, your parent probably brought you to […]
Fun Fact Friday: Your Nose Can Remember 50,000 Scents Did you know this? Your nose can remember 50,000 scents. Have you ever noticed that smell is the strongest of our senses? Have you ever had a time where you smelled something and you are instantly taken back to a memory? Can you identify a time […]
Fun Fact Friday: Your Lungs Can Cover a Tennis Court The body may seem somewhere on average within the 5-7 foot range, but we are completely compacted. The small intestine unraveled would be about 20 feet long. It is compacted to fit inside of our bodies. If the lungs were laid flat, our lungs can […]
Fun Fact Friday: How Many Times Does Your Heart Beat in a Day? Heart Beats No matter what physical activity you participate in, you’re going to get tired. If you work out, go for a run, or play sports, you might notice that your muscles get tired. It’s necessary to rest your muscles after strenuous exercise. Did you also […]
No Parent Will Ever Fully Have Tay-Sachs Disease No Parent Will Ever Fully Have Tay Sachs Disease. This is because a parent can only be a carrier of this disease. If each parent has the gene for Tay-Sachs and they pass it on to their baby, the disease will be fatal during childhood. What is […]
Humans Produce Enough Saliva to Fill Two Pools Humans produce enough saliva to fill two pools in a lifetime. That is a massive amount of saliva. In one day a human can produce up to a liter and a half of the bodily fluid. Because it is a bodily fluid, it has the ability to […]