Surprises prompt babies to test the rules they've already learned about the world.
Learn about phobias to snakes and spiders on this edition of A Moment of Science.
Learn about what physicists call a "fictitious force", on this Moment of Science.
Most folks know René Descartes as a philosopher, but he was also one of the best scientists of his day.
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Earthworms swallow soil, extract nutrients from it, then excrete the rest up onto the surface.
Have you ever had any unpleasant memories? What would you say to having them permanently erased from your brain?
Similar physics that governs our solar system can be seen in your own kitchen sink!
Greek philosopher Archimedes realized that anything that displaces its own weight in water will float. Learn more on this Moment of Science.