Mantids are some of the most impressive insect predators, regularly snaring other insects or even the occasional lizard, snake or frog.
It's strange, but true: lobsters and crayfish communicate by shooting streams of urine at each other. It sounds bad, but many animals produce this as language.
We found that lobsters and crayfish communicate by shooting streams of urine into each others' faces. Now, we look at urine signaling from the receiver's end.
Today's athletes are constantly breaking the limits of what was once possible. Today we'll learn how high performance athletes get a boost from high technology.
How you train is just as important as how much. Today's Olympic-class coaches design sophisticated programs for their athletes.
Have you watched a baby smile and simply fallen in love? It turns out there's some cool science behind why a baby's smile is so heart-warming!
The belief in vampires is one of the most wide-spread of superstitions; How can all those eye-witnesses to these creatures of the night be wrong?
Wouldn't it be nice if we could predict when a volcano was about to erupt? Scientists have recently taken a big step closer toward doing just this.
Have you ever seen some shaded plants grow tall and spindly very fast, while ones in sunlight are shorter and thicker? Well there is an answer...
What is the next thing you do after you cry a little and flinch -- well rub the area where you got the ouch? Why do that?
Researchers placed tiny microphones inside a pregnant woman's uterus and found that outside noises are much lower and muffled; about thirty decibels quieter!
There's more bad news for the spring-legged amphibians---male toads living near farms are likely to develop female sex organs.
Hollywood portrays assassins with silencers on guns and they merely slip out into the night. Do these silencers really work??
River deltas are coastal valleys where rivers empty into the sea. Standing on a river delta you don't expect the ground beneath your feet to be disappearing.
Can you tell if someone is smiling even if you aren't looking at them, but just hearing their voice?
We've all probably taken a bath, or been in the pool, then noticed parts of the palms of our hands and our feet become wrinkled. Why does this happen?
Not much, if anything, prior to around age four. Yet perception and cognition appear to be in place and functioning. Why are those years lost to us?
Most people know about the mass extinction of the dinosaurs, but did you know there have been about twenty-three mass extinctions since life began on earth?