When's the last time you turned on a faucet in your house and didn't get any water? Fortunately this almost never happens, but why?
There's some new evidence that a giant oil fire might have had something to do with the dinosaurs' demise. Find out more on today's "Moment of Science."
Researchers are working on ways to use algae to reduce our dependence on fossil fuels to power cars, trucks, and even airplanes. How?
Florida has begun using glass as sand at the beach as a way to keep its shores friendly to both tourists and wildlife.
Many insects hibernate or migrate during the winter, but honeybees are more like us, they bundle up and wait for spring. How do they survive?
Higher atmospheric CO2 increases the rate of photosynthesis, and thus the amount of carbohydrates in plant leaves.
A camel draws on a whole range of adaptations so that it can travel hundreds of miles, over several days, without stopping to drink.
Your heart is racing, your head spinning, your hands tingling. An overwhelming sense of despair and anguish hits you like a wave. What on earth is going on?
If you suffered from the neurological disorder called "facial agnosia," you might not recognize the faces of close friends and family. How could this happen?
If you've ever stayed up the whole night through, you may have noticed that you begin to feel cold in the hours just before morning. Why does this happen?
Believe it or not, you can trick the muscles in your arms into effortlessly pulling your arms up, as if helium balloons were tied to your wrists.
Your laundry is a mix of clothes of all different colors. Why, then, does the lint that collects in the lint tray always come out a bland gray?
If you were sailing far from shore, how would you feel about a tremendous tsunami heading your way?
Geese fly in a "V" formation mainly to save energy. Why a "V?"
You may be surprised to hear that it's actually easier to boil water on stormy days than it is when the weather is clear and sunny.
Steam is water that's heated to two hundred twelve degrees Fahrenheit. Believe it or not, steam is invisible--you can see right through it!
Have you ever had any unpleasant memories? What would you say to having them permanently erased from your brain?
If you've ever had a painful injury, you may be interested to know that music can be therapeutic.
Some social scientists found that overall, aging is associated more with positive, passive emotions instead of negative, active emotions.
Most of the excess heat trapped by greenhouse gasses like carbon dioxide actually ends up in the oceans.
Geysers spout up where a column of underground water is heated to boiling by "magma," or molten rock, pushing the water upward.
Could there be life on other planets? Given how unfathomably large the universe is, there very well could be.