Science Facts – 80 Interesting Facts About Science

Cool science facts

Hydrogen is the most abundant element in the universe.

The leg bones of a bat are so weak that they can’t walk.

If your mouth was completely dry, then you couldn’t taste anything.

Human saliva has a painkiller called opiorphin which is 6 time more powerful than morphine.

Weed led to the discovery of the endocannabinoid system, that plays a role in learning, appetite, etc. The chemicals in marijuana target this system exclusively, which led to the discovery.

Bolitoglossa dofleini, the central American salamander can extend its tongue more than half of its body length in 7 milliseconds, it is 50 times faster than you blink an eye.

The hottest temperature ever recorded is 136 degrees Fahrenheit, in El Azizia, Libya.

The male platypus had a venomous spur on its hind foot, it’s so poisonous that it can kill a medium sized dog.

Fusiform gyrus, is a special part of the brain that helps in recognizing faces. Injuries and developmental problems to that part can lead to a disorder called Prosopagnosia in which people struggle to recognize faces.

Scallops have 100 eyes.