Novel natural compounds may lead to safe and inexpensive repellents that undercut skeeters' ability to sense their human prey
Twenty percent of watermelons never make it to the picnic table. Rather, one in every five is left to ripen and rot in the field, rejected for even the slightest of cosmetic imperfections...
The freezer aisle may not be the only place to find your favorite flavor of Ben & Jerry's ice cream in the future. In fact, Turtle Soup, Chocolate Peanut Butter Swirl and Cake Batter could someday be found on shelves right next to canned soup, peanut butter and cake mix...
Researchers find an illusion known to occur in vision also occurs with our sense of smell
A new prickly transdermal patch could take the 'Ouch!'--and the trauma--out of getting a shot
Galoshes seem to have come from a little fire, Amazonian Indians' boredom and Charles Goodyear's luck
New data indicates that Homo sapiens picked up the malaria parasite from chimpanzees
Decomposing pigs may soon aid in recovering bodies from disasters and uncovering clues at crime scenes
A study of capuchins suggests there is an evolutionary advantage to mimicry
Scientists are looking to strange sea life for records of climate's past--and forecasts of future warming
Nuclear reactors save lives, according to the thinking of some doctors. Anti-nuke activists might not see it that way, but when two aging facilities in Canada and the Netherlands recently shut down, a number of healthcare professionals and their patients became concerned, the Los Angeles Times reported yesterday...
Lithium ion batteries have gotten smaller, but some worry this has led to larger risks
Soccer versus Malaria: The world's biggest sport is uniting philanthropists, players and a glassblower in the global fight
The Seattle Sounders FC, a Major League Soccer expansion team, will be the obvious underdogs when they take the field tonight against world champion FC Barcelona.