Temperature determines the sex of painted turtles hatchlings, and climate change is tipping the scales to an all-female future.
Scientists have been able to find meaningful correlations between eye movement patterns and some major parameters of personality that have been identified by psychologists, like neuroticism,...
Opahs, the only warm-blooded fish species, are cold-blooded killers.
Dementor wasps were named after the infamous creatures in the Harry Potter series.
Scientists are studying how spiders do the behavior known as, "ballooning." Ballooning is when spiders, using their silk, fly in the air.
Nature photos uploaded to Facebook lead to the discovery of a new plant species.
According to one study, people from the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and the Nordic countries are supposed to have the best spatial navigation abilities.
It does, because afterwards, they can still mate and pass on their genes.
Scientists have only recently started exploring the part of the ocean known as "The Twilight Zone."
If you're in flow, it means your brain is using all its 110 bits of information per second to focus on one task.
A recent experiment examined the different ways elephants seek out their favorite foods.
Plasma, discovered on Earth by heating gas in a lab, constitutes the fourth state of matter.
There are so many interesting types of caterpillars out there: caterpillars that can sting, caterpillars that resemble Persian cats, caterpillars that are beautiful and hungry.
Researchers were able to get a robotic finger that was a mixture of living cells and robotics to move.
Superb Fairy wrens can detect the alarm calls of other bird species.
Here's a two minute explainer about photochemistry.
The brain tricks itself into attributing signals from its own body to an invisible "ghostly" presence.
Among 79 stars with several similarities—size, temperature, iron content, gravity—our sun is unusual.
For years, China had taken on more than its share of the burden to manage the world’s waste, primarily sent from the U.S., Britain, Germany, and Japan.
One reason why a salmon might leap out of the water? To try to shake off sea lice.