Your old Super Soaker was pretty cool, but it didn't have precision like this.
Ever wondered why long jumpers move the way they do? Science has the answer!
Reptiles often get a bad rap for their supposed dim wits. As it turns out, though, they're actually pretty darn clever.
In case you didn't know already, there are good reasons for why doctors perform Pap smears.
On a dark night, you can see thousands of stars with the naked eye. What makes the North Star stand out above the rest?
Learn about phobias to snakes and spiders on this edition of A Moment of Science.
According to new research, even your sense of hearing may be threatened by being overweight.
Ever wonder if fruit flies sleep? Find out on today's A Moment of Science.
What did the inventor of email write in the first ever email message? (Hint: it's nothing terribly profound.)
When it comes to our sense of smell, genetics seems to matter an awful lot.
Could amphibians help us defeat superbugs someday? Some researchers think so.
The zipper is an amazing bit of technology that works so well we barely even think about it.
Not exactly sure what difference between the cerebral cortex and the basal ganglia is? That's okay. Experts get confused too, as with the case of bird brains.
The secret to the origins of life on Earth could be in the dust that's leftover after solar systems form.
Have you ever wondered why comets look the way they do when they get close to the sun?
Some cities are big enough to noticeably impact local weather patterns.
As we age, out food tends to taste less flavorful. What's up with this?
Some aquatic animals have a sixth sense that allows them to detect electrical fields in water.
Summer is nearly here. Ever wonder why moths fly toward bright lights? Find out on today's Moment of Science.
Is drinking yourself 'blind' just an exaggeration, like 'eating till you burst'? Or can alcohol really turn out the lights?
Sounds like 'baba' and 'dada' are common to hear from a six-month old. This is the genesis of sophisticated human speech.