Unusual Scientific Discoveries

Unusual Scientific Discoveries

Scientific discoveries have long been the greatest source of learning for the human beings. The ever increasing thirst of knowing more and more has forced the human being to make outstanding discoveries in the field of science. Some of these discoveries are truly unusual and has left us spellbound! Let us find out some of these unusual discoveries.

Love and Compulsive Disorder – Well, you would be amazed to know that love and extreme obsessive compulsive disorders are bio-chemically the same. The scientists have discovered that in both these psychological conditions common neuro-chemical changes take place which involves the 5-HT structure. This unusual fact was discovered by Donatella Marazziti, Alessandra Rossi, Giovanni B. Cassano and Hagop S. Akiskal.

Asthma and Roller Coaster Ride – Few symptoms can be cured by making use of Roller Coaster Rides. This was discovered by Simon Rietveld and Ilja van Beest in the year 2006. Both these scientists belonged to Netherlands. They have found that the positive emotional stress induced by roller coaster rides has a tendency to interfere with dyspnea, a condition which is characterized by difficulty in breathing.

Listening to Muszak Stimulates Immune System – When muszak is being played in the background in public areas it not only entertains the mind but also helps in stimulating the human immune system. This further helps in prevention of common cold. This discovery was made when Carl J. Charnetski, Francis X. Brennan, Jr., and James F. Harrison in the year 1990 were examining the effects of music and auditory stimulus on the immunoglobulin A in the human body.