Many believe that turkey is high in tryptophan, which causes that drowsiness you feel after a big Thanksgiving meal. True?
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Be thankful for turkeys this Thanksgiving! An antibiotic to target staph infections and strep comes from good bacteria made inside turkeys, say researchers.
Scientists have long thought the moon’s volcanos stopped erupting a billion years ago. But dotting the lunar landscape are some remarkably fresh volcanic features.
This star in the constellation Cetus varies in brightness like clockwork over 11 months. That’s why, for centuries, stargazers have called it Mira the Wonderful.
A ring or circle of light around the sun or moon is called a halo by scientists.
Podcast and 2011 interview with Tom Niziol, a longtime meteorologist-in-charge of the National Weather Service in Buffalo, New York, about lake-effect snow.
Yearly, on or near November 20, the Pleiades cluster culminates – reaches its highest point in the sky – at midnight.
Is SDSS1133 a supermassive black hole ejected from its home galaxy, or the remains of a massive star that exploded as a supernova? Astronomers aren’t sure.
Rising temperatures could lead to a 50 percent increase in U.S. lightning strikes by the end of the century, says a new study.
City lights drown all but the brightest stars, planets, and fireballs. But there’s still some dark out there, as this satellite view of the U.S at night shows.