Scientists have predicted that the consequences of global warming could result in devastating catastrophes, but is there anything we can do to stop it?
Feeling the cash crunch as a result of high gas prices? A surprising solution may be near, sewage as fuel. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Although global warming has placed the blame on humans, natural warming and changing weather patterns have also played a part in the gradual warm up.
Have you ever stopped to wonder, mid-scratch, exactly why scratching is so effective against itching? Learn more on this Moment of Science.
There is one gene that protects grains against a deadly fungus that could destroy entire crops. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
How is it that cats can sleep so much? Learn more on this Moment of Science.
What makes the sun shine? It's a question we rarely give much thought. However, there is a scientific explanation for this commonplace phenomenon.
Scientists have long wondered how cetaceans, such as whales and dolphins, are able to get enough sleep. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Has human activity changed our planet so much that it's now time to rename the current epoch?
Have you noticed how male birds seem to be more brightly colored with more variation in feathers than female birds? Learn why on this Moment of Science.
After proving that the earth is round, third century B.C. thinker Eratosthenes had the information he needed to measure the earth’s circumference.
Until the third century B.C. it was generally accepted that the world was flat until a man named Eratosthenes came across an interesting discovery.
Ever notice how angered you get when you’re waiting for someone to leave a parking spot that you want? Learn why on this Moment of Science.
Scientists around the world are taking steps to ensure that seeds from as many plant species as possible are preserved for the future.
It's no surprise that guys are more into video games than girls, it's science!