The oldest archaeological sites showing tar use are about 200,000 years old.
Cyanoacrylate is the chemical that gives superglue its sticking power.
Why is it when you slowly pull off transparent tape it can leave behind opaque white lines on the tape..?
Why does glue on your fingers stick together so quickly, but not to the inside of the tube? Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Ever come across a perfect spider web? How do spiders design their webs?
Toddlers and slightly older children are prone to chew on things that make adults react with alarm. However, for many children between the ages of two and three, compulsively eating non-food items is an eating disorder known as pica. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Vitamin C does a lot of good things for the body. It prevents diseases like scurvy, can lower the risk of certain forms of heart disease, and it is beneficial to people with anemia and iron deficiency.
Scientists have just recently uncovered the gecko’s gravity-defying secret. Gecko feet come specially equipped with tiny hairs, called seta.