All Stories

  1. Animals

    No fair: Monkey sees, doesn’t

    Some monkeys may have a sense of what's fair and what's not.

  2. Environment

    Watching for wldfires in Yellowstone

    Forest fires can cause considerable damage, yet entire ecosystems may depend on them for survival.

  3. Brain

    Grades Slipping? Check for Snoring

    Children who snore a lot are more likely to struggle with their schoolwork.

  4. Health & Medicine

    Turning to Sweets, Fats to Calm the Brain

    Constant worries may drive people to eat sweet and fatty foods that can soothe the brain.

  5. Environment

    Swimming with sharks and stingrays

    Marine reserves not only protect sharks, fish, and other sea creatures but also allow people to interact with them.

  6. Space

    Dreams of floating in space

    Traveling into outer space is scary, fun, and a possibility for anyone who's willing to work hard enough to get there.

  7. Humans

    Ancient art on the rocks

    Hand imprints and matchstick figures found in a Borneo cave were made 10,000 years ago.

  8. Animals

    Frog chemist creates a deadlier poison

    A poisonous frog takes up a toxin from its food and makes the chemical even more potent.

  9. Space

    Tossing Out a Black Hole Life Preserver

    A ring of matter would keep you alive longer as you get swallowed by a black hole.

  10. Genetics

    A DNA Clue to Reading Troubles

    Scientists have identified a gene involved in a learning disorder called dyslexia.

  11. Animals

    Delivering a little snake venom

    Poisonous snakes may control the amount of venom that they inject.

  12. Humans

    Of Lice and Old Clothes

    The history of lice hints that people started wearing clothes regularly about 70,000 years ago.