Turning white in response to chemicals, bomb sniffing plants may be a new form of defense.
Scientists have begun studying quail eggs to understand if nature or nurture changes the newly born chicks.
Losing weight can be a frustrating experience when you hit a point where the weight slowly comes off. Learn why the process slow down.
The future does not look so bright. What can be done to help stop global climate change?
3D TV and movies seem to be all the rage but are they harmful to eyes?
During the middle ages the invention of gunpowder had the unlikely result of providing a new way of preserving meat.
Check any package of bacon, hotdogs, or cold cuts and chances are you'll find nitrites listed among the ingredients.
If you own more than one cat, you may already be aware that domestic cats have a very developed sense of pecking-order.
Now, every cat scats, but if you have more than one indoor cat and you're interested in finding out which cat is the alpha, you can watch the scat.
Here is the strange life story of a nearly microscopic organism that eats bacteria in rotting logs and damp earth.
The largest hailstone ever recorded was over five inches in diameter, weighed over one and a half pounds, and fell on Coffeyville, Kansas in September of 1970.
New strains of antibiotic-resistant bacteria are appearing faster than scientists can discover new antibiotics.
How did some animals manage to survive the extinction?
Scientists have reconstructed a one hundred thousand-year history of carbon dioxide.
Soap has a magic ingredient that helps clean clothes and dishes.
Have you had to scrub your bathtub to get rid of soap scum? Learn why soap doesn't dissolve in your water.
Did you know that most chemical messages in your body take the form of a protein?
Why does pollen from plants make your nose run? The answer involves protein and communication.
We are a nation of snackers. It can be difficult to resist that piece of candy or that soda. However, there is a way to snack healthy.
Legend has it that when warm, dry Chinook winds race down the eastern slopes of the Rockies, people on the plains start acting a little crazy. Is this true?