Why did rainforests evolve so much more diversity than other parts of the globe?
If you enjoy gardening, you know how much it can cost to keep your plants alive. You also know how frustrating it is when an unexpected frost destroys them.
How dumb, or smart, are birds? The answer just may surprise you. Learn about mockingbirds on this Moment of Science.
Isn't it amazing that dog breeds like the Chihuahua and the Great Dane can vary so much in size, yet be the same species?
The flowers of Rafflesias are the largest in the world. But the rest of the plant is minuscule and has no leaves, roots or stems.
A species is the most basic unit of classification for all organisms that live, or have ever lived, on Earth.
As you probably already know, when climate changes, life changes with it. But recent alterations in the Earth's climate could have very damaging consequences.
Dinosaurs are ancient history, but there is still a very exciting future for fossil research.
Have you ever wondered why cannibalism isn’t more popular? Just think about it, each animal is made of a complex variety of chemical ingredients. As an animal, we can either try to assemble these ingredients haphazardly, eating other animals and plants and hoping these assorted meals will add up to exactly what we need. Or we can get all our essential nutrients in one complete package by dining on our next-door neighbor! Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Very few people actually sit down and make up jokes, yet everyone is always telling jokes. Where do they come from? Learn more on this Moment of Science.