Scientists discover that species with bigger brains are better at self control and problem solving.
Fruit flies are unbelievably quick and agile: They can steer out of harm's way in under seven milliseconds!
An architectural term meaning leftover space, spandrel is used in science to describe evolutionary byproducts.
Male parrots' fluorescent feathers set all the girls' hearts a flutter.
The Velociraptor wasn't nearly as big and scary as in the movie Jurassic Park, but it was just as deadly.
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.
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.
Why does a sheet of tin foil float but a ball of tin foil sink?
Yes, the classic physics question is visited again. A Moment of Science learns about mass and gravity.
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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