The horizon line can be a tricky thing to measure...
Today's Moment of Science "digs up" the story behind one of the grizzly bear's more unusual nicknames: the "Rototiller of the Rockies."
Raindrops batter the front windshield and seem to avoid the back window as long as the car is moving. How is that possible?
Researchers at Penn State University and the University of Buffalo have completed the most in-depth bear DNA study to date.
What's five times as strong as steel, twice as tough as Kevlar, and can be stretched over thirty percent in length without breaking?
According to one study, keeping your weight in check may also depend on where you eat.
Have you ever heard a strange buzzing or ringing in your ear that went away after a few seconds? What is that strange occurrence called?
Although like our mammalian cousins we use teeth to bite and chew food but we're the only animals that brush after every meal.
If you wipe a finger across a household surface that hasn't been cleaned in the last few days, chances are you'll come into contact with dust.
Have you ever wondered why the sound of scraping a chalkboard seems so terrible to the human ear?
For many animals, camouflage is an important part of survival. But a zebra's bold stripes can't help to disguise it in its natural habitat, the open plains.
If you thought erasable ink was cool, wait until you hear about today's topic on A Moment of Science: electronic ink.
A Moment of Science would like to clarify a small point of navigation: the difference between a mile on land and a nautical mile.
According to scientists working at the Monell Chemical Senses Center, the smell of cilantro usually produces a "love it" or "hate it" response.
Here's a game you can play that will show you something about how matter changes state. You don't need any supplies except a lot of kids.
This oft-quoted myth holds a certain appeal because if it were true, then we could become more intelligent just by firing up that sleepy majority of the brain!
Some simple sugars detected by astronomers, glycoaldehydes, are thought to be the basic building blocks of life.
Meerkats are extremely social and cooperative critters. When it comes to raising pups, they always work together.
Most people endure acne at some point, and can't wait to be rid of the combination of whiteheads, blackheads, pimples, and pustules.
If most gold jewelry is an alloy, why is some white and some yellow?
Would you ever try talk therapy over the phone?
Ever feel sleepy after a big lunch? Find out the science behind taking a siesta!
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