During World War 1 soldiers' maggot-infested wounds almost never became infected. What was going on?
Scientists have been finding swarms of jellyfish, called blooms, all over the world.
You may have held Mexican jumping beans as a child and wondered how they work. The answer may surprise you...
What is that bug in your box of flour, sugar, or cake mix?
Botflies are parasites that deposit larvae inside the noses of their hosts, including reindeer. To adapt, the deer learn elaborate behaviors to avoid the flies.
Humans detect the direction a sound comes from by comparing the difference in time of arrival, or loudness of the sound, so why is there a difference?
A coral reef could be said to be both animal and plant.
Just as animals are often driven to great lengths, to propagate their species, plants too are driven to reproduce.
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Ants are more interesting than you might think. Learn about them on this Moment of Science.