Scientists analyzing ancient lake mud think that the success and development of the Inca empire was partially due to llama dung.
According to many studies, the rise of agriculture coincided with declines in human height and overall health.
IU doctoral graduates make the case for an eastern U.S. origin of the domestication of sunflowers.
Learn about the science of grape "breeding" on this Moment of Science.
Scientists may soon find another replacement for gas made from oil. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Just how vulnerable and sensitive are insects to climate change?
If the government approves the Glossy 15 gene, we may be in for a drop in gas prices.
Scientists have used computer models to show that planting crops with waxier leaves could help to reflect more sunlight and reduce global warming.
On today's Moment of Science, learn about the predatory relationship between caterpillars and wasps.
Higher atmospheric CO2 increases the rate of photosynthesis, and thus the amount of carbohydrates in plant leaves.