Did you know that plants can clean the ground as well, through a process called phytoremediation? Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Your recipe calls for flour or cornstarch as the thickening agent. Does it make a difference which you choose? How do thickeners thicken, anyway?
Scientists have reason to believe birds have music on the brain when they're sleeping. Researchers think that birds dream about their songs.
Yes, kids under eleven have been known to regenerate fingertips. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
A recent study has found that a compound in chocolate is actually even better at fighting cavities than fluoride.
A report released by a committee of medical experts recommends health institutions and doctors should use the term obese. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
A study out of the University of Missouri that found that guys with a "man- of-steel," "I-can-do-anything" attitude tend to heal faster than other guys.
Imagine getting a shot everyday that gave you all the nutrients you need for the day so that you no longer need to eat. Would you still have the desire to chew?
Vampire bats, native to Central and South America, are one of the most well known examples of sharing and kindness in the animal kingdom.
900 years ago, legend has it that the surviving members of a losing Japanese army threw themselves into the water, and were turned into crabs.
The greenhouse effect is not the only man made mechanism responsible for things heating up. Scientists have found that snow is also responsible.
Anyone who owns a cat is familiar with the head-bumping way they greet you, but what does this behavior mean? Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Chocolate may be healthier than you think. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Is chocolate a mind-altering drug? Find out on this Moment of Science.
You've most likely had a sinus infection, or known someone who has, but what exactly are sinuses? Learn more on this Moment of Science.
When the sun first rises in the morning it doesn't get warmer right away, but actually feels colder. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Have you ever wondered why doctors wear white lab coats? The answer is that doctors began wearing those long, white coats in the mid-1800s for a few reasons.
Researchers have found a way to convert types A and B blood into type O, which can be transfused into any patient. Learn more on this Moment of Science.