Plankton aren't just the foundation of the ocean's food chain; they're also really important for getting carbon dioxide out of the air.
Most of us take our oxygen-rich atmosphere for granted. Once upon a time, though, Earth's air was very different.
Scientists and University of Colorado, Boulder may have come up with a way to make hydrogen fuel cleaner.
Turning blue in the face is easier said than done.
How do you think a baby's heart rate compares to adults?
Have you ever wonder why bananas seem to go bad so quickly?
The protein myoglobin provides new clues to the evolution of diving in mammals.
Planning on climbing Mount Everest? You might want to plan to be gasping for air. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Can sleeping in a room full of plants can be dangerous? A common myth states that, at night, plants compete with people for oxygen!
Many indigenous people live in areas of low oxygen concentration with few adverse effects. The big question is, how do they survive?