Our outdoor cats can do a lot of ecological damage when we're not watching.
Most people know that it's a good idea to stay away from fatty foods, but do you know how the body stores fat?
While the nicotine in tobacco is bad for humans, it's not bad for everyone in the animal kingdom.
We humans tend to focus on the differences between us, even in spite of abundant similarities.
The story of evolution is replete with twists and turns. The land-bound blenny fish is a prime example.
Hippos hang out in the water most of the time, but are they good swimmers?
Once upon a time, people may have understood this condition in terms of "elves" and "fairies". Thankfully, modern science gives us a more sensitive accounting.
Was the continental United State's chilly winter the result of global warming? If so, how could this be?
While we tend to associate olfaction with our noses and brains, other parts of our body also have a "sense of smell."
Roundworms don't actually need to mate to reproduce. When they do mate, though, the consequences can be deadly.
It's tricky business, but there's a lot you can figure out from a human skeleton if you know what you're doing.
Even if you don't have a big bowl of fruit sitting out in your kitchen, fruit flies can still thrive. Here's what you can do to get rid of them.
Have you ever wondered what's really going on when you choke on what you're eating or drinking?
Climate change isn't just bad for us land animals. It's bad for sea creatures as well.
The box jellyfish shows us that evolution is able to produce eyes in more than one way.
It's not just humans that know how to groove. Other mammals do too!
You may feel addicted to your lip balm, but are you actually addicted?
Could the frigid waters of Jupiter's moon Europa host alien life?
Plankton aren't just the foundation of the ocean's food chain; they're also really important for getting carbon dioxide out of the air.