Reading ads for antioxidant supplements, you'd think you'd found the fountain of youth. What are antioxidants and how do they work?
I have a friend who says there's not much oxygen on earth. Ever since I heard that I can't catch my breath! What's the truth?
If you needed to know what the weather was like in Singapore tens of millions of years ago, you'd have to consult a different source.
Mountain climbers face many dangers as they brave the cold winds of the peaks they climb. But the most serious thing they face is all in their heads--literally.
Scientists have been finding swarms of jellyfish, called blooms, all over the world.
Find out which fish will survive best in your little fishbowl!
When fluid blocks the passage of oxygen into the lungs, the resulting suffocation is known as drowning, whether or not the person is submerged in water.
There's one da Vinci of the body, a true Renaissance organ, which can perform functions of the lungs, liver, stomach and kidneys.
Adult painted turtles head underwater, where they'll spend the winter on the bottom of a lake, pond, or river but they use some tricks to survive the cold...
Although painted turtles don't have much else in common with automobiles, their wintertime coping strategies include antifreeze, too.