When it comes to "make it or break it" moments, the male sandpiper is a whiz at wakefulness.
I keep hearing about how diet soda is bad for you.
Where did writing get its start? Seems like a simple question, but the answer may be more complex than you would expect. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
When sweat evaporates, it cools the skin, and panting releases heat through the mouth. So how do cats keep from overheating if they don't seem to sweat or pant?
A hot shot attitude might annoy your friends and coworkers, but could it be dangerous too?
Researchers have noticed that baby rats whose mothers spent more time fussing over them grew up to cope better with the challenges of laboratory life.
Did you know that low concentrations of drug residue survive sewage plants and end up in water downstream from wastewater facilities?
I'm writing during flu season, and it seems like this is one of the worst outbreaks in a while. Any idea what's causing it?
Who would win a thirty meter race: Olympic champion Usain Bolt, or a neon flying squid?
Ever wonder why our freckles seem to multiply with the advent of warmer weather and longer days?
Rats have a strikingly different visual system than our own, one that is carefully attuned to their unique needs.
NASA's Curiosity rover has found evidence for life-supporting conditions on ancient Mars.