Manatees take winter refuge near power plants to stay warm; but plant closures threaten their survival.
When it gets cold, a biochemical process replaces some of the water in the mosquito's body with glycerol.
What is frostbite and why is it so dangerous to your body?
Unlike their ancestors, current birds of Britain aren't flying south for the winter. How are they surviving the colder months?
Winter transforms the way the environment sounds. The smoother and harder a surface, the better it reflects sound.
Many insects hibernate or migrate during the winter, but honeybees are more like us, they bundle up and wait for spring. How do they survive?
Research indicates that more people die of natural causes during the holiday season than any other time of the year. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
What insect has the longest life span of them all? Find out on this Moment of Science.
Did "America The Beautiful" get it wrong? "Winter Wheat" on this Moment of Science.
Changes in sunlight cause the cat’s brain to signal its hair follicles to respond appropriately. When there’s less sunlight, cats start growing short, fluffy secondary hairs whose job is to provide insulation. And when there’s more sunlight, cats start shedding.