Everyone knows you should put spinach and berries in the refrigerator, but how do cooler temperatures keep most fruits and vegetables from spoiling rapidly?
If the water inside a piece of popcorn is what makes it pop, why don't other grains pop as well? Find out on this Moment of Science.
What happens to a baked good when you leave it out on the counter overnight? Actually, the answer to that depends on which baked good are being talked about.
After you cover your body in bug spray, you might wonder, just how does this stuff work, and if mosquitoes don't like it, what is it doing to my body?
Open air car ports with cement floors covered by a roof but with walls on only two sides might sometimes be damp even if it hadn't rained for a long time.
Does searing meat at a high temperature when you first begin to cook it help to seal in the meat's juices, flavors, or nutrition?
Many succulent plants also have a modified way of conducting photosynthesis.
Today, on A Moment of Science, why lips go dry. Let’s start by reviewing the ways in which the surface of our lips is different from the surface of the skin on the rest of our bodies. Basically, our lips are made of the same mucus membrane that coats the inside of our mouths. This […]
In the desert, the absence of water means little or no chemical weathering can take place. Instead, erosion, frost, sedimentation, and the huge temperature fluctuations between day and night break down the rocky surface into sand or gravel.