Most of us take our oxygen-rich atmosphere for granted. Once upon a time, though, Earth's air was very different.
Have you ever had a bad allergic reaction to wine? If so, you might actually be allergic to the histamines in the wine, not the sulfites.
In spite of recent research on the subject, when and how babies learn sympathy is still something of a scientific mystery.
Ever wonder why operating rooms are so cold? Find out on today's A Moment Of Science.
Don't worry, we're not actually talking about the Second Amendment. We're talking about the laws of physics!
One theories suggests there may be more to spicy foods than added flavor.
While we humans get concussions pretty easily, bighorn sheep slam their heads into each other all the time without ill affects. How is this possible?
Suppose your ancestors had lived in darkness for almost a million years. This is the world of the Mexican blind cavefish.
While it's something of a taboo for folks in the U.S., eating insects instead of conventional meat might not be such a bad idea.
You might be surprised by just how alike the world's homeliest rodent species is to many colony-building insect species.