Learn more about the amazing order of reptiles, Testudines.
Psychologists are studying the different cognitive factors that might contribute to a person's attitudes towards religion.
Trying to help a wild baby animal that you find is more likely to harm it than help it.
People with this particular gene mutation lived 10% longer, had lower incidences of diabetes, and better general cardiovascular health.
Scientists recently discovered that neanderthals would eat chyme, a mixture of partially digested food and stomach acid found in animals' stomachs.
More than fifty percent of pet dogs and almost sixty percent of pet cats are obese.
Scientists are studying how animals think and perceive the world around them.
Snakes regulate their body temperature using their environment, humans regulate their body temperature internally.
A common saltwater clam, known as a scallop, has 200 eyes.
The usual tactics of anti-drug messaging—focus on the negative effects—are much less effective than using positive messages about sober lifestyles.
Where most insects fear to tread, a brave beetle feasts on beaver-ravaged cottonwood trees.
Sometimes, under the right circumstances, you'll see a mysterious dark patch in an otherwise wonderfully reflective lake. Why?
It might sound like science fiction, but a recent study found evidence that plants can learn.
Scientists from Indiana University found that bacterium have a sense of touch.
Recently, scientists at Northwestern University have found a way to change hair dye by using graphene. Graphene, according to Phys.org is: “… a two-dimensional material composed of a single layer of carbon atoms.” It’s an allotrope for carbon that was discovered in 2004. Alltrope is a word used to describe the multiple physical forms an […]
The 2018 Earth Day Theme is getting rid of plastic pollution. On Earth Day, we’ll be running a blog post specifically about plastic pollution in the oceans that has advocacy and conservation tips, as well as an expiation about what “The Great Pacific Garbage Patch” is. If you want to read and think about pollution […]
You’ve probably heard of the garbage patch found between California and Hawaii that is approximately the size of Texas. Myths swirl around it: the patch is so big it can be seen from space and it looks like an island. The trash is so dense—dumped furniture, barrels, wood—there are people living on it. All the […]