Scientists measure alligators' deadly jaws. The results: Alligators' jaws are deadly!
Fungus may not sound too appetizing, but the white fluffy growths are much more nutritious than leaves. We use a similar process with cows.
The humpback whale uses a special strategy to hunt fishy prey. Almost like human fishermen the whales use a fisher net built of air bubbles instead of rope.
As we all learned in health class, human beings have 32 teeth. Twenty-eight of them come in before puberty, but the last four teeth, our “third molars,” usually come in during our late teens or early 20′s, when we’re presumably older and wiser, hence their nickname, wisdom teeth. Lean more on this Moment of Science.
Learn about the real wolverine on this Moment of Science.
What's the most ferocious aquatic creature? The answer may surprise you. "Ferocious Fish" on this Moment of Science.
The reigning theory is that infant jaws are too small to accommodate adult-sized teeth. Therefore smaller teeth are necessary until the jaw grows to its mature size.
This classic Jaws moment raises a question: how was the shark always able to know when a victim was in the water? Was it able to see the body, or perhaps hear splashing near the water’s surface?
Although ants usually communicate through smell, they also use sound to send distress calls and warnings about danger. Since they don’t have ears, scientists believe that they sense sound vibrations in their knees.