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.
Poison ivy can quickly turn your relaxing nature hike into a painfully itchy affair! Learn more about this toxic plant and how to steer clear of its path.
Crows are uncommonly intelligent. On this episode of Wild Science, we visit Wildcare Inc. to see all of what these brainy birds can do!
Some people believe that a dog's mouth is cleaner than a human's. While this may be true, which mouth is more dangerous to people?
No sooner are they blown out, then they re-light and can be blown out again. How can a candle light itself?
Heating water in the microwave seems quick and easy, but you may be taking a dangerous risk.
Why are letters reversed in a mirror? Try this experiment with pen and paper.
Podcasting is a way to automatically download audio files on portable devices such as Apple iPods, other MP3 players, or on your computer for later playback.
To subscribe to a podcast, you first need software to detect and download the audio. Each podcast provides a URL to tell the software where to get the new audio content. All podcast software includes a field where you paste the URL of the podcast and a Subscribe button or other way to indicate you want to automatically download new content.
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