Is there a reason to be wary of working the night shift?
Even without the guidance of organized religion, some animals instinctively know that it's a good thing to help others.
Did last night's dinner make you drool with anticipation? Did lunch have you licking your chops?
Imagine that you're an insect, and that you've fallen ill because some bacteria or parasites have invaded your body. What do you do?
You've probably heard the phrase "Sadder but wiser," implying that feeling low somehow makes us think more clearly.
Applesauce recipes call for sugar, to heighten the sweetness. The recipe is very specific about when to add the sugar--after the apples have cooked. Why?
Social psychologists have been intrigued by what they call automatic behavior-the ways people react to stimuli without consciously thinking about their actions.
For years scientists thought only two planets in our solar system had tectonic plates. But, now, it looks like Mars is joining the club.
To preserve the ice as long as possible, people made sure to cool hot foods before putting them in the icebox.
Today's Moment of Science is about the ollie, the jump skateboarders use to jump over curbs, onto benches, or across chasms.