Fear smells like sugar. At least that's the case for zebra fish.
According to a recent study, it's possible that eating fast food also raises your risk for depression.
Have you ever seen crabs crawling around on the beach? They're called limlus polyphemus, commonly known as a horseshoe crab.
Would food fly off a plate in space? Would astronauts have digestive problems? Learn the science behind space food!
After solving the problem of dining in space, astronauts need to think about the next natural step!
There are a few well known warning signs, such as earthquakes in the vicinity of a known volcano. And, of course, smoke rising from a volcano.
Through the early 1600s, physicians believed there were two kinds of blood, one made by the liver and one by the heart...
While solar panels typically have smooth surfaces, leaves have tiny wrinkles and folds that allow for maximum light absorption.
Depression may have an evolutionary benefit. It may improve one's chances of fighting off infection.
In the early 1800s, a French physician named René Laennec had a dilemma...
Gunshots for science? 17th century scientist first attempts to measure the speed of sound.
Researchers have been studying the effects of UV rays on whales in the Gulf of California for over three years...
Dear A Moment of Science, I try to eat a healthful diet, but I have a hard time remembering which cholesterol is the "good" cholesterol: LDL or HDL.
Recent studies have found that chocolate very well may have significant health benefits.
Learn about the iceberg that sank the Titanic, on this Moment of Science.
How can dogs eat anything from homework to food wrappers and still be ok?
If you've ever wondered why blowing on a thin film of soapy water creates bubbles, this is your lucky day.
There are two ingredients inside a lava lamp: a watery liquid, and a waxy compound that collects at the bottom when the lamp is turned off.
Wouldn't it be great if we could trade genes with other species?
Scientists have successfully employed a prosthesis to recoup lost brain power in lab monkeys. Could humans be next?