Scientists may have found a way to fight senescence, one of the primary factors in the aging process.
Air pollution has been linked to serious cognitive impairments.
A recent study in Japan shows that lavender's interaction with our sense of smell is responsible for its calming effects.
An ecological niche is the set of conditions that allows a species to maintain its population.
Newly discovered subatomic particles don't fit into the Standard Model of contemporary Physics.
The human brain can communicate with the gut more rapidly than previously thought.
New research has revealed a surprising number of jellyfish predators.
The chemical makeup of rubbing alcohol allows it to evaporate more quickly than other liquids.
Studying Latin can help students learn modern languages like English.
Drummond's rockcress may be uniquely adaptable to a warming planet.
Recent research sheds new light on the obscure life of the dodo.
Salmon migration patterns have changed with the earth's shifting geomagnetic fields.
Earth's gravitational field is always pulling us toward the center of the Earth.
Widespread headphone use is causing a rise in tinnitus, or ringing in the ears.
Flies are able to evade humans so easily because their eyes process light differently.
The heart rate of animals varies widely relative to the size of the animal.
The sand tiger shark has a mode of reproduction called "embryonic cannibalism," in which embryos consume all of their siblings before birth.
Magnesite is a carbonate mineral, which means it captures CO2 when it's formed.
The shape of hair follicles determines whether human hair is curly or straight.
Fathers play a large role in influencing their children's attitudes toward the dentist.