Humphry Davy gave nitrous oxide its nickname, laughing gas, after inhaling it while acting as both scientist and test subject.
Recently, scientists figured out how to 3D print corneas.
Octopuses have a complex genome that is nearly the size of the human genome.
It's no surprise that being lonely can lead to depression and other health problems. But what else do researchers know?
The human brain is seven times larger than expected for our body size.
Scientists have found another reason why modern tomatoes have little or no taste. It's in their genes.
To humans, wildfires are often scary and dangerous. If you were a lodgepole pine cone, though, you would be eagerly awaiting the blazing heat of those flames!
Unlike other animals that can run and walk on water, these birds who can do it are much heavier.
Blood isn’t that nourishing which is why it’s astonishing that vampire bats ingest it.
Why are diseases like cancer so common in humans but so rare in chimps?
This merciless carnivore traps, and then slowly saps the life out of its prey. And despite having a maximum length of 30 cm, it’s a prodigious killer.