The Wooly mammoth population on St. Paul Island became extinct approximately 5,000 years later than the Wooly mammoths of mainland Alaska.
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Water jets may aid our search for life on Europa.
Why do airplanes sometimes leave long white contrails behind?
Cheetahs have survived devastating climate change and a resulting genetic bottleneck.
Which species provides milk that is extremely protein rich and has three-times the caloric value of buffalo milk?
An easy way to have a green thumb is by finding a plant that will thrive in your home or office.
If you're eating toast, and you accidentally bump it to the floor, it seems more likely to land buttered side down.
How can your tongue turn black after having a stomach illness?
Figs seem simple, but they're much more complicated than they appear.
Scientists are using soft materials such as rubber and liquids to build new robots.
While you might want to see that movie with the cool explosions, some scientists will tell you it's a terrible date movie.
What are heat and cold receptors and how do they help regulate skin's temperature?
For spotted hyenas, sibling rivalry can often be a matter of life and death.
Learn about the technology needed to begin a Martian settlement.
In 2004, a team of scientists from Indiana University, proved how necessary a parrot's tongue was in its ability to talk like humans.
On this A Moment of Science, we discuss some of the burrowing owl's wisest moves.
Coffee grounds might already be making your garden incredible, soon they might be cleaning your ground water.
Learn why you sometimes have glowing red eyes in photographs.
Plants do several defensive things when confronted by insects and animals.