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.
Snakes are best known for their slithering, but scientists have discovered a "flying" species.
Insecurities about aging can actually cause incompetence and health problems in elderly people.
The curved and expanding universe has no other "side," per se.
Wild horses don't need horseshoes, but domesticated horses travel paved surfaces that wear down their hoofs at an uncomfortable rate.