How your body heals itself after a wound

Never fear, the macrophages are here!

What causes cavities and how to spot tooth decay

How long has it been since your last checkup?

What is the most common blood type?

Have you ever wondered why people around the world have different blood types?

What’s the difference between baking soda and baking powder: science to the rescue

The two look identical but they can be quite different.

The Stages of Mitosis

Divide and conquer!

The unique types of ecosystems in the world

We have an amazing amount of diversity on Earth!

What is Daylight Savings Time, how it came to be, and why we should probably get rid of it

Daylight Savings Time is actually a pretty big deal — but is it a good thing?

8 New Tools and Emerging Technologies For Tuberculosis

Science is making great progress in eradicating the infection that kills 1.7 million annually.

What is a Supervolcano?

Some volcanoes really are super.

What causes Déjà vu — the unsettling feeling of familiarity in novel situations

There’s a glitch in the Matrix…

6 Reasons Why Your Eye is Twitching

Never has something so benign been so annoying.

What is the belly button, does it serve any purpose, and why is it an “innie” or an “outie”

What does this button do?

International Women’s Day: Ten Women in Science Who Aren’t Marie Curie

Celebrating the work of female scientists.

Yeast and its incredibly important economic role

For something so small, it sure has a big impact.

Darwin’s “advertising” — the magnificent biological art of Ernst Haeckel

You might have not heard his name, but you should have.

Silicon-based life on Earth? Only artificially, so far — but maybe natural on other planets

A team of researchers forced bacteria to create carbon-silicon bonds, and their experiment showcases why life on our planet chose carbon.

The fascinating story of how scientists unraveled DNA’s double helix

Today is the 65th anniversary since the discovery!

Incredible pollinating animals– other than bees

There are heaps of other important pollinators!

The Hjertefølgers’ cob house might just be the coziest place in the subarctic

Please adopt me I wanna be part of this!

Debunking some misconceptions about evolution

Sometimes, it’s good to remember that even evolution doesn’t want you to be perfect. Good enough is just fine.