Plants do several defensive things when confronted by insects and animals.
Ever wondered why we humans don't have spots or stripes? Well, maybe you haven't, but it is interesting that so many creatures are multicolored but we are not.
Moths are much less attracted to artificial light than they used to be.
Despite your best chemical defenses, cockroaches are evolving to bug you even more.
How did animals respond to the ice age? Ancient bison preserved in the Canadian arctic have given scientists a clue.
How dumb, or smart, are birds? The answer just may surprise you. Learn about mockingbirds on this Moment of Science.
After being on a boat, when you lie down to sleep that night the bed seems to be rocking, up and down, just like the boat. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Did you know that many small animals that stay in cold environments during the winter go into a brief daily hibernation-like state? Scientists call it torpor. Torpor allows the animals to lower their body temperatures greatly, and their breathing and heart rate are so slow you can barely tell they’re alive. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
How do cold blooded fish stay warm in the frigid ocean? Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Have you ever wondered how birds hang onto trees when they're asleep? Why don't they fall off? Find out on this Moment of Science.