Some simple sugars detected by astronomers, glycoaldehydes, are thought to be the basic building blocks of life.
Here's a game you can play that will show you something about how matter changes state. You don't need any supplies except a lot of kids.
How did animals respond to the ice age? Ancient bison preserved in the Canadian arctic have given scientists a clue.
How do they keep the chips so fresh and crisp inside those plastic bags?
Drop a few ice cubes into a glass of water at room temperature, and in a few minutes the water will cool. How does this work?
If you've ever wondered why blowing on a thin film of soapy water creates bubbles, this is your lucky day.
Reading ads for antioxidant supplements, you'd think you'd found the fountain of youth. What are antioxidants and how do they work?
The Mars Science Laboratory mission is sending its largest rover to the red planet. That rover's name is Curiosity.
Why does pollen from plants make your nose run? The answer involves protein and communication.
Have you had to scrub your bathtub to get rid of soap scum? Learn why soap doesn't dissolve in your water.