Fit For A Queen According to legend, King Arthur gained the crown by pulling a sword from a rock. Queen honeybees have an equally enchanting way of ascending to the throne: royal jelly! This special jelly is made of water, proteins, fatty acids, organic acids, vitamins and minerals. These substances are mixed with bee milk, a […]
After a nine-year expedition, the New Horizon spacecraft finally reached Pluto to see what's at the heart of the exoplanet.
An unstable environment shapes a rat's outlook and makes them anticipate bad outcomes.
V2, a special region in the visual cortex, stitches together the visual data from each eye to produce one seamless 3-D image.
Emotional tears are produced by different tear ducts than regular moisturizing tears.
Ears pop during flight because of changes in air pressure as the plane ascends and descends.
Geologists posit that Earth was once entirely covered by ice.
Human ancestors are mischaracterized as cavemen. While they did take shelter in caves, they were nomads.
Rats huddle together to stay warm and coordinate group movements to achieve an ideal temperature.
Babies delivered by C-section are not exposed to as much bacteria as those delivered vaginally, and therefore have a weaker microbiome.
Evidence indicates that there should be millions of extraterrestrial civilizations, so where is everybody?
Earth is not the center of the universe, and yet the search for extraterrestrial life may be a misguided attempt to find more like us.
Scientists have a developed a solar-energy-based technology to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. But is it a feasible solution to global warming?
Bacteria release gasses that build up inside the body, causing it to float.
Scientists puzzle over why some areas highly concentrated with prey draw fewer predators?
Trilobites and 95 percent of marine creatures went the "way of the dinosaurs" during the Permian extinction, millions of years before dinosaurs existed.
Rattlers have special heat-sensing organs that help them spot a hot meal.
Technology enables humans to kill prey faster than they can replenish their population, putting many species at risk of extinction.
Mothers introduce their babies to a variety of flavors through breastmilk, and thereby influence their taste for certain foods.