Isn't it amazing that dog breeds like the Chihuahua and the Great Dane can vary so much in size, yet be the same species?
Rushing to the aid of a cute baby animal is hard to resist, but be careful and follow the proper procedure.
There may be as many as one million to 1.5 million species of fungi, but that we've identified and named only about ten-percent of them.
If you suffer a serious bone break, to repair it, your surgeon might fuse small pieces of bone to the broken bone. Back pain surgeries sometimes involve a similar procedure. These small pieces of bone don’t come from a Petri dish. The bone has to be removed from your hips or a rib. Sound painful? It is. It’s an operation that can potentially lead to serious complications. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
According to some historians, "Ring Around the Rosy" is a song about the plague that wiped out nearly half the population of Europe during the Middle Ages.
What is called the "silent disease," because you abruptly fall and end up with a bone fracture or a collapsed vertebra?
A recent study suggests that adaptive evolution might actually play a role in the dynamics of the predator-prey relationship.
What foods help fight cancer? Learn about cruciferous vegetables and how they not only help lower your risk of cancer, but slow the growth of existing tumors.
Computer scientists are investigating mimicking nature in an effort to make it harder to hack into computers and networks. Learn how on this Moment of Science.
A century ago, the average life-span for Americans was about 50 years. Today, the typical American lives to be about seventy-eight. What changed?