If you can't name a politician who was also an active scientist, that doesn't mean they haven't been out there.
Find out why some birds really do keep one eye open and how they do it.
The Dead Sea has been drying up at alarming rates over the last century, dropping seventy five feet since the nineteen thirties.
We know that some nasty things are happening to the lungs, but why does the smoke change color?
Did you know that gray parrots have learned to distinguish objects and colors?
Trust your feelings and you might, just might be able to predict the future.
Each year, three million people have their eye lenses replaced with plastic ones. Artificial lenses are fine, but what if people could regrow their own?
Have you ever wondered why some dogs have solid colored coats and some have spots? Find out why on this Moment of Science.
Why do we call computer bugs "bugs", anyway? As the story goes, pioneer computer programmer Admiral Grace Murray Hopper coined the phrase in the early 1940s.
During World War 1 soldiers' maggot-infested wounds almost never became infected. What was going on?
Teenagers are often a difficult bunch. With all those hormones flooding their bodies, they can be moody, unpredictable, and prone to making dubious choices.
According to new research, Neanderthals likely took to the seas long before modern humans.
Scientists have found evidence that by the time modern humans arrived in Europe, Neanderthals had already experienced an extinction scare.
Want to stand out in the crowd? Find out what gives fluorescent colors their bright glow.
Potter's fascination with animals and plants began long before her literary career.
Does it matter whether your calories come from solid food or liquid? A calorie is a calorie right?
Did you know that the Arctic is warming faster than the rest of the planet?
Do animals come into the world tabula rasa and only learn things from experience? Or do we emerge with some knowledge already hardwired?
The magnificent sight of the Milky Way, for example, can now only be seen in rural areas. Why do we shine light up into the sky in the first place?
According to a study, being physically active can protect against job burnout, helping you perform better at work.