Monotremes, like the platypus, lay eggs and don't have placentas. So how does the mother's body know when to start lactating?
Why do hands and feet sweat so much? How do hormones and the nervous system control the body's cooling system?
Is there a physiological mechanism that helps regulate life strategies?
Plants are using wonderful and intriguing ways to defend themselves against predators.
We often hear about woman experiencing postpartum depression but did you know that men can experience it too?
Have you ever seen some shaded plants grow tall and spindly very fast, while ones in sunlight are shorter and thicker? Well there is an answer...
Did you know that the rate of twin births in the United States increased by 32% between the years of 1992 and 2001?
America is obsessed with diets, but sometimes gaining weight is more complex than calories in versus calories burned.
Do insects even have hearts? Sure they do, but their hearts are somewhat different from human hearts.
Do you often find that you have no appetite for breakfast?If so, might your lack of hunger be caused by the fact that you eat over fifty percent of your daily calories after dinner? Finally, do you regularly wake up at least once a night to raid the kitchen for high-carb snacks? Learn more on this Moment of Science.