Although most us think of cockroaches as vermin, they do have a useful ecological role.
The body must produce the liquid part of blood, called plasma, and the cells that float in it.
Scientists believe they have a high-tech use for one of nature's natural anti-bacterial agents, ultraviolet light. They can use it to replace pasteurization.
Dieting and exercise only go so far in the weight loss battle.
Why do dogs seem to gulp down any and all food put in front of them?
What would you rather have after playing tennis or jogging for forty minutes: a sports drink or a bowl of cereal with milk?
It may come as a shock to you, but trees and other plants are commonly infected by what's known as "mycorrhizal fungi".
In some species, up to half the sugar produced by the captive chloroplasts is passed to the sea slug.
Earthworms swallow soil, extract nutrients from it, then excrete the rest up onto the surface.
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?