What are heat and cold receptors and how do they help regulate skin's temperature?
Summer is nearly here. Ever wonder why moths fly toward bright lights? Find out on today's Moment of Science.
All those little bubbles are popping on my tongue, and it makes that fizzy tingling you feel.
Have you ever tried the Spicy Pepper Diet?
Did you know that electric fish use electricity instead of light and sound to find their way and talk to each other? Find out more on this Moment of Science.
Cats are finicky eaters, sure, but did I mention that this is one heck of a good piece of cake? What's the cat's problem?
Can insects see colors? As it turns out, it depends on what kind of eyes it has.
Today's Moment of Science investigates the relationship between water deprivation and a body's feeding habits.
Studies have shown that ethanol–which is a kind of alcohol–causes skin cells to put out the same neurochemical signals they put out when heat is around. The result is that it doesn’t take as much actual heat for the VR1’s to turn on.
We all know we need iron to live. How else would our blood carry oxygen to our lungs? And cells need iron in order to multiply. The problem is that our cells aren’t the only ones who need iron in order to thrive. Cancer cells and microorganisms like E. Coli and staph need iron too.