Why do whales become stranded on shore?

It’s a whale of a tale I’ll tell you.

Interview with Mark Scherz, the discoverer of the gecko that sheds its scales

It turns out there is more to the story.

Why are plants green?

There’s a reason why they aren’t black or purple!

Information about the world’s water at your fingertips

Now water is even more precious than ever!

Why you should be grateful for modern lab safety

You won’t believe what was allowed in the past.

The different types of forests: everything you need to know

The green lungs of the earth come in many different varieties.

Common spiders living in your house

There’s a spider in the bath!

Myth bashing: Bears are not ferocious flesh-eaters

Their diet is mostly plant-based!

Which animals use tools?

Tool use ranges all the way from sponges and toothpicks to sex toys.

Myth bashing: Are daddy longlegs spiders?

It’s more confusing than it seems.

How honey is made and other sweet facts

Ah, what is sweeter than honey?

10 fascinating facts about animals

Who knew that animals are so different and have such weird biology?!

How to grow food with hydroponics

Ditch the soil for faster growing veggies that use less water.

Why and how do jellyfish sting?

Ready, steady, fire!

The different species of Christmas tree – and how to pick the best one

Tired of needles falling off or too expensive price tags? Here are some trees for you.

How to turn your smartphone into a functional microscope

The whole world is your laboratory.

Venom versus poison: what is the difference?

It’s a matter of life and death!

How in vitro fertilization works: from petri dish to womb

The early life of a test tube baby is rough!

Chinese laws are fuelling animal testing for makeup

Now it’s trickier to know if makeup and hygiene products are cruelty-free.

That’s probably not cod that you are eating

There’s something fishy with your fish!