Greens are highly nutritious, and so are potato skins. But when it comes to green potato skins, stay away!
Bacterial spores, lichens and plant seeds were exposed to outer space conditions for 18 months, and lived to tell about it!
Shrilk—a mixture of silk and shrimp shells—is a game-changer for biodegradable plastics.
Bad news for spice addicts: Chili numbs your taste buds to other flavors.
Termite colonies are fascinating microcosms of social order (that will eat you out of house and home).
The experience of childhood bullying can cause life-long torment.
Infant jaws are too small to accommodate adult-sized teeth, so smaller teeth are necessary until the jaw grows to its mature size.
Scientists discover that species with bigger brains are better at self control and problem solving.
The scientists found that drinking when thirsty activates the orbitofrontal cortex—an area of the brain linked to emotional decision making.
Fruit flies are unbelievably quick and agile: They can steer out of harm's way in under seven milliseconds!