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Nine Very Weird Ways Love Affects Our Bodies

Nine Very Weird Ways Love Affects Our Bodies

Jacqueline Howard  12. 2.2013
Have you ever been crazy in love? Blind in love? Or just downright lovesick? Scientists will tell you that those idioms actually have a...
WOW: You'll Never Guess What THIS Is

WOW: You'll Never Guess What THIS Is

11.29.2013
Most of us know caffeine as the stuff that puts the kick in coffee, tea, soft drinks, and energy beverages. Red Bull, anyone? Of course,...
WHOA: 11 Science Facts That Seem More Like Science Fiction

WHOA: 11 Science Facts That Seem More Like Science Fiction

Liat Kornowski  11.28.2013
In our hectic, mile-a-minute existences, it's easy to forget just how amazing our world truly is. Fortunately, the authors of the newly...
The Hegemony of Science Textbooks

The Hegemony of Science Textbooks

11.27.2013
Where is it written that all students should read ONE book on a subject? What does it mean to "cover" material? What is behind the group-think...
Shrooms Make Their Own Weather!?

Shrooms Make Their Own Weather!?

Douglas Main  11.26.2013
Many once thought that mushrooms spread by passively dropping their spores, after which the reproductive packets would hopefully get picked...

You Won't Believe What NASA Is Planning To Do On The Moon In 2015

11.25.2013
A small team at NASA's Ames Research Center has set out to "boldly grow where no man has grown before" - and they're doing it with the...
Evolution Battle Engulfs Education Board Yet Again

Evolution Battle Engulfs Education Board Yet Again

11.22.2013
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The long-simmering battle over teaching evolution in Texas boiled over at a late-night meeting, as the Board of...
REVEALED: Peculiar Reason Primates Have Such Colorful Faces

REVEALED: Peculiar Reason Primates Have Such Colorful Faces

Tanya Lewis  11.20.2013
One face, two face, red face, blue face — the palette of primate faces is rich and varied, and a new study explains why. For Old World...
LOOK: Nine Things You Probably Never Knew About Sperm

LOOK: Nine Things You Probably Never Knew About Sperm

11.20.2013
How much do you know about sperm cells? You know guys make a lot of them--but how many? You know they're small--but how small? You know...

Why Do Giraffes Have Long Necks?

11.20.2013
Clearly the giraffe evolved this uncommon and helpful trait in order to reach those nourishing leaves. That's how natural selection works....
Double Nobel Winner Dead At 95

Double Nobel Winner Dead At 95

11.20.2013
LONDON (AP) — British biochemist Frederick Sanger, who twice won the Nobel Prize in chemistry, has died. He was 95. The Wellcome Trust...
REVEALED: Why Men's Noses Are Bigger

REVEALED: Why Men's Noses Are Bigger

Emily Thomas  11.20.2013
Why do men have bigger schnozes than women do? A new study suggests the answer to that question has its roots in our evolutionary history....
WATCH: Slithering Cephalopod Gives Up Its Secrets

WATCH: Slithering Cephalopod Gives Up Its Secrets

Helen Shen  11.19.2013
To researchers who study how living things move, the octopus is an eight-legged marvel, managing its array of undulating appendages by...
Surprising Differences Seen In Brains Of Social Butterflies

Surprising Differences Seen In Brains Of Social Butterflies

Tanya Lewis  11.17.2013
SAN DIEGO — Being a social butterfly just might change your brain: In people with a large network of friends and excellent social skills,...