To help photographers get the perfect shot, an Australian scientist has calculated the number of photos that need to be taken to ensure at least one blink-free photo.
Bumblebee queens eat their offspring's eggs, and honeybee workers make meals of their siblings' eggs. It's all for the good of the family.
Naughty or nice, these conjurings of a child's mind have emotional, social, and cognitive benefits, and they help prepare children for real life, scientists say.
The holiday season can often bring more stress than joy. Taking care of your body, calendar, and wallet can help beat the blues and other stress-related health problems, experts say.
In recent studies, scientists found that people already familiar with the music are more likely to catch a chill at key moments.
Early Egyptians took advantage of messenger pigeons' homing abilities, yet the feat of the flying postmen remains a bit of a mystery.
Blood clots can save you or kill you. Now scientists getting a better handle on when and where they will form.
Halloween is the halfway point between the autumnal equinox and winter solstice, the last of four "cross-quarter" days on the solar calendar.
Scientists have long understood what makes bubbly. But the odd behavior of tiny trains of gas beads had remained a mystery.
Scientists are just as frustrated as you in trying to figure out what causes various skin irritations and how to put an end to all the scratching. But there are some things you should know.
In addition to strangling pretty flowers, weeds squeeze pocketbooks worldwide. Weed-related costs add up to more than $500 billion.
Why: "Nothing gets a student's attention like the possibility that I might kill myself." How: "Even if it's on fire, wood doesn't get that hot."
What you hear depends on who you're with. Scientists have found that while many rumors can cause mistrust, gossiping can bring friends closer together.
X-rays and microwaves have all sorts of applications, but researchers are just beginning to explore lesser known T-rays.
They work the night shift, let their roots die, and fend off thirsty predators to conserve every precious drop.
In the heat of the summer, LiveScience peels back the mysteries of a hot topic that can make anyone red in the face. Learn the naked truth behind our favorite star and what it can do to you.
Vaseline, food preservatives, paper and the chemical in rat poison help make the colorful shapes and sounds.
If you lifted your head from ground level to 15 feet in a second, you'd surely faint. But you don't have a 26-pound heart.