The eyes of insects are very different than those of mammals like humans. Nevertheless, they serve their owners well.
The human nose may be a lot more capable than we've been led to believe.
For most of us, a gentle touch from another human being every now and then is a nice thing. Could this be due to a special sensory receptor in our skin?
While clear causal links remain elusive, there is mounting evidence that some industrial chemicals may be hurting our brains.
Roundworms don't actually need to mate to reproduce. When they do mate, though, the consequences can be deadly.
While we tend to associate olfaction with our noses and brains, other parts of our body also have a "sense of smell."
Was the continental United State's chilly winter the result of global warming? If so, how could this be?
The story of evolution is replete with twists and turns. The land-bound blenny fish is a prime example.
Could amphibians help us defeat superbugs someday? Some researchers think so.
We do it every night, but science still isn't sure exactly why we sleep.