Despite being mollusks, octopuses have a complex genome that is nearly the size of the human genome.
Nanotechnology scientists aim to create robots the size of molecules, and that has alarmists predicting apocalyptic outcomes.
The silver-spotted skipper caterpillar can catapult its poop up to five feet away.
If you're trying to up your antioxidant intake, savor a hot cup of cocoa, which contains two to three times the amount as green tea.
Fish navigate through turbulence by slaloming between whirlpools of water.
Sniffing helps you imagine the smell of absent objects.
Mothers introduce their babies to a variety of flavors through breastmilk, and thereby influence their taste for certain foods.
Technology enables humans to kill prey faster than they can replenish their population, putting many species at risk of extinction.
Rattlers have special heat-sensing organs that help them spot a hot meal.
Trilobites and 95 percent of marine creatures went the "way of the dinosaurs" during the Permian extinction, millions of years before dinosaurs existed.