After a caterpillar goes into its chrysalis, you would expect a beautiful butterfly to emerge. But when this parasitoid attacks, the results are very different.
Monarch butterflies are unique — they’re the only butterfly to travel thousands of miles when the seasons change.
This question has been a mystery for millennia. Turns out there’s a name for the phenomenon: photic sneeze reflex.
Find out how these amazing sea creatures use three colors, two layers of skin and papillae to make them the ultimate shapeshifters.
Kids love trees. How do we know? They send us a LOT of questions about our bark-wrapped friends.
From a distance, snowflakes may all look the same, but they are not.
Nine-year-old Thea talks with astrophysicist Katie Mack to find answers to her many questions about the universe.
Most plants get the energy and nutrients they need from water, sunlight, air and soil. But carnivorous plants get key nutrients from a different source: bugs.
The wild horses at Assateague Island National Seashore in Maryland are very popular, but they’re also an invasive species.
In this episode, we’re answering a question from listener Katelynn: “Why is car exhaust bad for the planet?”
We’re going under the skin for this one.