Think the black plague was a disease the disappeared centuries ago? Think again.
Tree lines are on the move. Learn how moving tree lines impact animals and other plants.
Unlike their ancestors, current birds of Britain aren't flying south for the winter. How are they surviving the colder months?
Scientists have used computer models to show that planting crops with waxier leaves could help to reflect more sunlight and reduce global warming.
Interested in a stock tip? Invest in companies that make sunscreen. Why? Because atmospheric aerosol levels are decreasing.
You might have heard the old adage that glass is a liquid. Is this true?
Hundreds of millions of years ago the continents were joined together in a super-continent that scientists call Pangaea. It means “all lands” in Greek. It stretched all the way from the North to the South Pole, but that’s not the way the earth looks now, obviously. What happened? Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Have you ever come across spelt in the grocery store? 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.
The song says that Bonnie lies over the ocean, but it also says that she lies over the sea. Based on these lyrics, where is Bonnie? In the song, the words “ocean” and “sea” are used interchangeably to mean any large body of salty water.