Photographic memory is a myth. People with uncanny memorization skills are just really good at organizing information on familiar topics.
Climate change isn't just about rising tides overtaking land; climate change may destroy vast oceanic ecosystems.
Solar energy may be sustainable, but it's not efficient. Scientists trade silicon for perovskite to give solar cells a boost.
Jellyfish turn up in the unlikeliest of places...a Wisconsin sandstone quarry.
Long before animals roamed the earth, Prototaxites existed—a twenty-foot organism that some scientists classify as a giant fungus.
Scientists produce ethanol from carbon monoxide—a breakthrough that may provide clean and sustainable energy.
These zombies don't go for brains, they're after your flowering plants.
Small doses disinfect, but large chlorine quantities are deadly to humans.
Oceans became saline hundreds of millions of years ago as rainfall mixed with sodium from the Earth's crust.
Some seeds lie dormant as a survival technique: they wait until weather conditions are optimal to make their big debut.