Facts about the Human Body

  1. Each hand has 27 bones: 8 in the wrist, 5 in the palm and 14 in the fingers.
  2. Tears are normally secreted through two canals near the corner of the eyes.
  3. The nose can recognise upto 1,000 different smells. It is the air conditioning unit of the body.
  4. Fingers have no muscles.
  5. Nails are made up of hardened skin called keratin and protect the ends of the fingers and toes.
  6. The strongest muscle in the human body is the masseter muscle in the Jaw.
  7. The smallest muscle in the body is located in the middle ear.
  8. The human heart pumps over 13,640 litres of blood per day.