Conservationists recently determined that there are actually four different species of giraffes.
Now, at sunset, the lowest mile or so of the atmosphere is filled with things like vehicle exhaust, dust, smoke, and water vapor, and all these pollutants scatter light.
Overly punitive and overly permissive parenting styles can have adverse effects on children.
The National Science Foundation is studying snowfall.
Have your parents ever called you the wrong name?
Leaf cutter ants have been fungus farming for millions of years.
Researchers at Nagoya University have developed an index to predict whether animals lived on the land, in the sea, or in both habitats.
You've probably heard the rather crude expression "to heave your guts" used to refer to vomiting. In the case of frogs and toads, "heaving your guts" can have a much more literal connotation. Learn...
When a person is watching a movie, their brains and bodies are reacting.
While the most famous asteroid to hit the Earth was 65 million years ago, scientists have found proof of an even earlier impact.
People with lipodystrophy can have Type 2 diabetes while still remaining very thin.
Mysterious radio signals were found in space. Could they be from aliens? Or something else?
Remember those inflatable clowns that stood about three feet high and had big red noses, meant for punching? Hit the clown as hard as you could, and it would always spring upright again. How did...
For years, a new species of butterfly was hiding in plain sight.
Egyptologists and Radar Specialists found two need rooms in King Tut's tomb. Or did they?
Researchers hope that by 2021, liquid biopsies will be a part of an annual physical exam.
Oxytocin is released into the blood to help regulate several biological functions. It may also be connected to social abilities.
Recently the way people understand and define lichen has changed.
Admit it, though you appear to turn down fatty foods with a stoical disregard, when nobody is looking you dive into a deep-dish pizza. It's okay, everyone does this. An interesting question,...
Zircon may be able to tell us more about the Earth's past.