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Posts tagged warmth

July 12, 2016

 

A snake's cold blood attracts them to warm surfaces like this road.

Why Are There So Many Dead Snakes in the Road?

Ever wonder why there are so many dead snakes in the road? Find out on this Moment of Science.

January 14, 2016

 

rats huddling

Huddling Rats

Rats huddle together to stay warm and coordinate group movements to achieve an ideal temperature.

November 30, 2014

 

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Is It Always Colder on Top of Mountains?

Where's the best place to keep warm, a mountain top or a valley? Well, it just depends...

June 3, 2011

 

To Keep Warm, Penguins Do The Wave

By synchronizing movements and huddling with one another, Emperor penguins can stay warm in the coldest place on Earth.

May 8, 2009

 

How Polar Bears Keep Their Cool

Thanks to its thick coat of fur, its tough hide, and a four inch layer of blubber, a polar bear is extremely well insulated.

November 30, 2006

 

Mmm…Hot Nectar

Find out the science behind what makes warm drinks so yummy and appealing.

June 11, 2006

 

Madly in Love

Have you ever been in love? Then you might be a little crazy according to scientists.

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