MYSTERY MONDAY: Genes are how-to books for making proteins. Find out how they work.
Female cichlid fish are drab. But they prefer flashy, colorful mates. Evolution has therefore produced a bright red and deep blue version.
Their party-crashing feats show just how productive and important they are and hint at why they thrive in just about any habitat.
Some bottlenecks are preventable, says physicist Craig Davis. How you can do your part, and how automated cruise control might one day help.
A stockpile of thousands of years of microbesâ€™ table scraps give earth its color. So why is it sometimes not brown.
From tales of Scottish swordsmen to Rocky Balboa and the myth of artistic talent, the causes and effects of left-handedness remain enigmatic.
With a tape measure, a stepladder and an anxious crowd of ceramic students looking on, the official Mug Drop Contest recently shattered the dreams of indestructible chalices.
Black soil created by humans long ago could brighten the future of modern farming and help curb global warming.
A diet rich in fish and frogs could explain why the human brain got so big and powerful way back when.