Flowers broadcast their hidden treasure with bright colors, sweet scents and beautiful markings. However, flowers' markings are more than cosmetic...
It's probably the school bathrooms that are the problem spots for germs, right?
Although painted turtles don't have much else in common with automobiles, their wintertime coping strategies include antifreeze, too.
Adult painted turtles head underwater, where they'll spend the winter on the bottom of a lake, pond, or river but they use some tricks to survive the cold...
Ocean waves pack so much power, in fact, that if we were able to harness all that wave energy, we'd have more than enough power to get rid of fossil fuels.
We humans are dependent on chemicals like water, air, sugars, starches, fats, proteins, as well as on small amounts of vitamins and minerals.
Wild broccoli doesn't exist! Are you a broccoli fan?
There's one da Vinci of the body, a true Renaissance organ, which can perform functions of the lungs, liver, stomach and kidneys.
Why does eating salty popcorn or baked ham make you thirsty, sometimes a few hours after you've eaten it?
The soup could use a little more salt, but a voice in your head wonders if salt is bad for your health.
Scientists found that some blind people can follow spots with their eyes or point them out.
When fluid blocks the passage of oxygen into the lungs, the resulting suffocation is known as drowning, whether or not the person is submerged in water.
I've heard that some dogs can smell if someone has cancer. Is this really true, or is it more like an urban legend?
Where is the last place you would expect to find a seashell? Probably on the top of a mountain right?
In years that the white-footed mouse population is low, acorn production is high. In years when there are a lot of mice, the oak trees produce few acorns. Why?
It may seem like virtually everything these days is wireless phones, computers, WiFi. Everything, that is, except maybe the most important thing: electricity.
Scientists have been tracking over one hundred twenty turtles all over the Pacific with satellites.
The woodpecker's tail and feet are designed to make pecking easier.
Have you heard about the newest metals? They have been given temporary names, Ununquadium and Ununhexium.
It may seem incredible that people once willingly ingested radium.
Students have sometimes found that after a good night's sleep they are able to remember material they studied the night before. Is this true?
Femto and Attosecond sciences are investigating time scales more fleeting than we can possibly comprehend.
What the connectome of a humble nematode has to say the futurist's prophetic vision.
No extra coal for the fire, no lights: maybe old Ebenezer Scrooge had it right -- environmentally speaking, at least.
New research shows it's high time to trash the long-held notion that women are biologically determined to be worse than men at math.