It sounds like something from science fiction: glow-in-the-dark butterfly eyes. Learn about them on this Moment of Science.
For those of you who watch a lot of crime shows, this segment is for you. "Crime Scene Investigation" on this Moment of Science.
Learn about animal genetic modification and the benefits it provides for humans on this Moment of Science.
Male Zeus bugs get a free ride, literally! Learn about the male-female relationship of the Zeus bug on this Moment of Science.
Ever wonder how they determine how many calories are in food?
Ever wonder why you become sleepy after a big meal? Find out on this Moment of Science.
Having trouble keeping your indoor plants alive? Well you may not have the right type of plant that is suitable for indoor life. If you don’t have much light in your home or office, the best kind of plant is one that comes from a habitat where there isn’t much sunlight, and where temperatures are high and pretty constant throughout the year.
So what is actually happening when a moisturizer is rejuvenating your skin? First, moisturizers help your skin stay hydrated by either forming a barrier that prevents the water in your skin from evaporating, or by pulling water from the skin’s inner layers out to the skin’s surface.
Today’s Moment of Science unravels the parts of metabolism. But first, what is metabolism really? Statements like “he can eat a lot because he has a fast metabolism” are somewhat misleading. Metabolism isn’t about the digestion of food in your stomach; it’s the name given to all of the chemical changes that occur in an [...]