According to some historians, "Ring Around the Rosy" is a song about the plague that wiped out nearly half the population of Europe during the Middle Ages.
What is called the "silent disease," because you abruptly fall and end up with a bone fracture or a collapsed vertebra?
A recent study suggests that adaptive evolution might actually play a role in the dynamics of the predator-prey relationship.
What foods help fight cancer? Learn about cruciferous vegetables and how they not only help lower your risk of cancer, but slow the growth of existing tumors.
Computer scientists are investigating mimicking nature in an effort to make it harder to hack into computers and networks. Learn how on this Moment of Science.
A century ago, the average life-span for Americans was about 50 years. Today, the typical American lives to be about seventy-eight. What changed?
If you are grinding your teeth you could be wearing the enamel down, as well as causing damage to your jaw. When we’re asleep, we’re capable of grinding our teeth six times as hard as we might in the day. That kind of pressure can do a lot of damage.
This strange disease was first noticed in the UK when British cows were infected by feed containing tainted sheep material. How could you spot a mad cow?