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!
An architectural term meaning leftover space, spandrel is used in science to describe evolutionary byproducts.
Male parrots' fluorescent feathers set all the girls' hearts a flutter.
The Velociraptor wasn't nearly as big and scary as in the movie Jurassic Park, but it was just as deadly.