Sea currents create electric currents through a process called motional induction.
The ocean generates its own magnetic field, which peaks everty 12.5 hours along with the rising tides.
Over the course of human civilization, men have evolved more feminine traits.
Capuchin monkeys punish fellow chimps for taking more than their fair share.
Siberian jays can suss out relatives they've never met, and can sense how closely related they are to these unfamiliar birds.
Insects need water to survive and use varied methods to quench their thirst.
Pingos are icy mounds that grow upwards from permafrost under the soil.
People who suffer from Body Dysmorphic Disorder have a distorted sense of self and perceive a terrible defect in their appearance.
Does brain size or brain-to-body ratio affect intelligence? Not as much as you'd think.
Though exaggerated in Hollywood creature features, anacondas are monstrous!
DNA detectives trace the bacteria that caused the Irish Potato Famine back to 16th century South America.
Scientists tackle this mystery: Why do mountains rise but never get any taller?
Ancient poop reveals that Romans suffered from intestinal parasites, despite their sophisticated sanitation system.
Bradycardia is a below average heart rate, slower than 60 beats per minute.
How does this ping pong ball float in mid-air? Bernoulli's Principle.
Clouds weigh several tons but stay airy by distributing their weight over a large area.
A small crustacean called Daphnia provides evidence that larger eye size yields a reproductive advantage.
Gut bacteria not only help digest food, they also signal to our brain that we've eaten enough.