For centuries mariners have told stories of ships sunk by huge isolated ocean waves, often in perfectly clear weather.
Did you ever take a magnifying glass outside and burn dry grass or paper? Scientists are working on ways to use ultrasound to do the same thing inside the body.
The shift is gradual once the artist finishes, taking decades, or even centuries, but eventually colors fade, darken, or become more transparent over time.
You might hire a nanny to take care of your kids while your out, but did you know that some animals do too?
Did you know that the standard lab mouse these days is black, with a nice glossy coat?
We've all heard of Pavlov's dogs, but have you heard of Mizunami's cockroaches?
Quiz: What comes before P in the alphabet? Unless you are particularly good at remembering sequences, you probably sang yourself a little song, but why?
Learn about split brain patients on this Moment of Science.
Learn about the split brain phenomenon on this Moment of Science.
We've all felt guilty at some point it seems, but have you ever stopped to wonder why we feel this emotion? What role does guilt serve?
You've heard of solar power and wind power as sources of alternative energy, but have you heard of wave power?
Bones are not just for structural support, but are also dynamic organs, containing active living cells and with blood vessels and nerves running through them.
Learn about the sunny side of aging, on this Moment of Science.
If you have ever witnessed a group of smaller animals ward off a larger prey animal, you've seen an interesting animal behavior called "mobbing."
While some animals developed ways to extract water from their food, the desert dwelling lizards don’t drink water at all; they absorb it through their skin.
Sticks and stones may break your bones but words can never hurt you?
Think you are pretty good at push-ups? Well, meet the Jacky Dragon.