Plants do several defensive things when confronted by insects and animals.
You've seen TV ads lauding the slurping powers of paper towels; while we won't make any exorbitant claims about them, we're going to discuss how they work.
The reason it's smarter to store your eggs with the fat end up is that the egg itself does not completely fill the interior of the shell.
The bombardier beetle is aptly named: It fires toxic chemicals that, when released, sound like a bomb detonating.
Bacteria may soon be leading the charge of high-energy biofuel.
A parent's caress is crucial to babies' health and growth.
A jar of honey that's been opened and resealed can stay on the shelf for years. Archaeologists have even found ancient jars with unspoiled honey inside.
Did you know that the majority of the world's barley harvest is destined for beer production.
How does your body know to stop digesting after all the food is gone?
Why do we prefer "Mom's cooking" over another persons?