Because carbon dioxide molecules are great dancers. I'm almost 100% serious.
Knowing what "climate change" is may be even more important than preventing a bad hair day.
Microbes can provide electricity to a battery, though not a battery that you can put into a remote control. At least yet.
Your body makes electricity and, in this post, I blog the body electric.
Welcome to the weird world of anglerfish in love.
That dolphin may literally be half awake.
Find out why can you go out in your backyard and see a bunch of craters on the Moon, but scientists didn't realize there was an 110-mile wide asteroid impact crater in the Yucatan Peninsula until around thirty years ago.
If you had asked me this as a teenager, I would have said, “It was good,” and the conversation would have ended. In this post, though, I actually give you details.
In this post, you can find out about the day I volunteered with two wildlife biologists to do research in a salt marsh, what it has to do with blue crabs, and how the scientists are using the data they have collected to save diamondback terrapins.
Stew, booze and history. Everything you want in a science blog for kids.
Marmots don’t care what they look like in a swimsuit.
Though this may be a disappointment to some, the biggest shark in the world does not eat humans.
Goofiness is in the eye of the beholder.
One of them sinks waist deep into the mud. The other one doesn't.
All you need are radioactive rock parts, a mass spectrometer and math skills, and then you too can figure out how many millions of years ago different things happened on our planet.
An asteroid? A meteorite? A Near-Earth object? A bolide? Anything, but late for dinner?
Yes. Yes. Yes. Sometimes. Yes, but only if it is also a comedian from the 1950s.
If you want to have a really bad day, do like the dinosaurs did and hang around after a six-mile wide object from outer space smashes into the Earth.
Giant squid used to always be described as "elusive." Now there is so much footage of them out there, it's like they're cultivating their own online social media personas.
For the most part, getting hypothermia is not good, unless, of course, you want to make your body a suitable habitat for bioluminescent bacteria.
Yes, though despite this teaser photo, one of them was not me, and neither was the other.