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How do dogs help the police?
Despite being adorable, police dogs have some of the toughest occupations in the canine world. Dogs have been an important part of the fight against crime for centuries. There are a number of crucial... The post How do dogs help the police? appeared first on How It Works.

Are any other animals monogamous?
Question from Helen Cross There are examples of monogamy throughout the animal kingdom. Gibbons, swans and black vultures are all known to pair up with a single partner, although infidelities do occasionally happen. Wandering... The post Are any other animals monogamous? appeared first on How It Works.

Useless Body Parts: Vestigial organs
Why have humans and other animals stopped using certain organs and functions which were once crucial for survival? Charles Darwin is one of history’s most famous naturalists. Living in the 19th century, he became... The post Useless Body Parts: Vestigial organs appeared first on How It Works.

Seaweed superpowers: How can eating seaweed improve your diet?
We know that humans have eaten algae since prehistoric times. Edible seaweed is still a common ingredient in many countries, such as the nori that surrounds many Japanese sushi dishes. Algae are far less... The post Seaweed superpowers: How can eating seaweed improve your diet? appeared first on How It Works.

The human body: What are electrolytes?
We need these tiny ions to keep our muscles and nerves moving Our bodies are huge biochemical batteries, and to keep our nerves firing, our muscles moving and our hearts beating, we need to... The post The human body: What are electrolytes? appeared first on How It Works.

The dangers of loud music
How can high-volume sound cause hearing loss? The way we hear sound involves an intricate series of physical, chemical and electrical activity within our ears. An integral part of our ability to hear lies... The post The dangers of loud music appeared first on How It Works.

Issue 129 preview: The Future of 5G
Discover the future of 5G and how supercharged technology is going to change your life Also inside: NASA’s new Mars habitat goals, prehistoric mega creepy-crawlies, cryonics and so much more!! Find your nearest copy here 🌎... The post Issue 129 preview: The Future of 5G appeared first on How It Works.

What is dog chocolate made of that makes it safe for them to eat?
Brain Dump: your curious questions answered! The post What is dog chocolate made of that makes it safe for them to eat? appeared first on How It Works.

Why do batteries need to be recycled separately?
Brain Dump: your curious questions answered! The post Why do batteries need to be recycled separately? appeared first on How It Works.

Motor racing suits: How are they designed?
Find out how these hi-tech overalls help to keep drivers safe When your job involves speeding around racetracks at over 200 kilometres per hour, safety is paramount. In Formula series races an accident can... The post Motor racing suits: How are they designed? appeared first on How It Works.