Researchers are puzzled by a fungus that is killing millions of bats.
Since caffeine is in so many different foods and drinks, it's easy for kids – or grownups – to get more than they should without realizing it.
An expert explains the challenges of a mission to Mars for younger readers.
Short answer: they don't. But striking teachers often receive a bit of financial help during a strike from money they themselves have already paid to their unions.
Like many plants, onions have defenses to ward off creatures that may want to eat them. Their secret weapon is a kind of natural tear gas.
When you read in the back seat of the car, your eyes tell your brain you're still. But your ears can sense you're moving. Your eyes and ears are having an argument that your brain is trying to settle.
The Babylonians' calendar was passed down from civilization to civilization.
Magpies have such good hearing, they can hear the very faint sound of grass roots being chewed.
If you've ever spent even a few minutes with children, you've probably heard them ask a question or two. Or many more. Here are answers to a handful.
Sand may seem abundant when your toes are buried in it, but it's becoming scarce along many coastlines around the world.
What is the climate emergency, and whose climate crisis is it anyway?
If you're thinking about a smartphone, talk with your parents.
A teen asks why so many young people don’t stand for the Pledge of Allegiance or the national anthem. The data shows that young Americans today do view the U.S. more negatively than older generations.
Sometimes the only way to tell the difference between a baby dinosaur and a grown-up one is to find fossils of them both together.
Moths and insects cluster around lights at night. Why?
Hillary Clinton got the most individual votes from US citizens in 2016, but Donald Trump won the most electoral votes.
Young readers ask: How did our moon get its name?
As part of their training, a guide dog will practise getting around some of the most common places the person they will guide needs to go.
An animal's poop may seem like something to avoid, but it's full of information about the creature that left it there.
Water and sap inside the wood make mini explosions as they turn into gas and burst out. That's why damp wood makes the noisiest fires.