Caroline has written 19 posts for The Scientific Standard

Fact or Fiction: Different Parts of Your Tongue Detect Different Flavors

It looks like Tongue Mapping is actually a tongue-in-cheek theory. Continue reading

Aspartame: Let’s Not Sugar Coat Things

It may be time to cut ties with this “diet” sweetener. Continue reading

Fact or Fiction: Consumption of Sugar Leads to Hyperactivity in Children

It appears that there is little to no relationship between your child’s batsh*t crazy tantrums and sugar. Continue reading

Fact or Fiction: Fallen Food Can Be Eaten Within Five Seconds

Warning all slobs: this article will make you rethink what you pick up off the floor to eat. Continue reading

Fact or Fiction: Dogs Pee On Things To Mark Their Territory

Dog pee may hold the key to silent communication among canines. Continue reading

Black Holes for Dummies

Black holes are key to understanding the laws of physics. Let’s explore mind-blowing concepts in layman’s terms. Continue reading

The Paris Agreement: A Dry Document to Address Our Drying World

195 countries are teaming up to fight global warming. Will they be successful? Continue reading

Fact or Fiction: Gum Takes 7 Years to Digest

It is confirmed that we do not all have years-old wads of undigested gum sitting in our stomachs. Continue reading

Fact or Fiction: We Only Use 10% of Our Brain

Apparently there is no such thing as “untapped potential” of the brain. Continue reading

Puberty: When You Thought It Couldn’t Get Any More Awkward

Puberty is beginning sooner for young girls and the effects are startling Continue reading