You've seen TV ads lauding the slurping powers of paper towels; while we won't make any exorbitant claims about them, we're going to discuss how they work.
Canadian scientists studying water found deep in an underground mine have determined that the water is at least 1.5 billion years old, and maybe much older.
Would you believe there is a cricket that can jump on water?
Applesauce recipes call for sugar, to heighten the sweetness. The recipe is very specific about when to add the sugar--after the apples have cooked. Why?
Heating water in the microwave seems quick and easy, but you may be taking a dangerous risk.
A Moment of Science wonders, why isn't there any frozen lettuce?
If you have a runny nose and a fever, you'll need to drink more to replace those lost fluids. But why?
Some simple sugars detected by astronomers, glycoaldehydes, are thought to be the basic building blocks of life.
It seems like every year, hurricanes are getting bigger and more dangerous. Is there any way to make hurricanes less intense?