Latest from Rachel Feltman

Candy chemistry explains how simple sucrose can be chewy, hard or fluffy.

  • Oct 14, 2018

They’re too small to be recycled, so they end up in the landfill by the millions.

  • Sep 9, 2018

Vultures and possums are two creatures that use foul odors to their advantage.

  • Aug 13, 2018

That funny smell and briny taste come from rocks.

  • Jun 10, 2018

There’s plenty of useless junk circling the planet, thanks to humans.

  • May 13, 2018

The colorful show is a plant’s gamble on staying alive.

  • Apr 15, 2018

Prairie voles and other animals form lifelong bonds, but that doesn’t mean they feel the way humans do.

  • Feb 18, 2018

Speedskaters try to shave fractions of a second off their times with the help of their uniforms’ fabric.

  • Jan 21, 2018

The Arctic creature’s fur is actually not white at all.

  • Dec 17, 2017

It’s time to give Vera Rubin a Nobel for dark matter.

  • Dec 26, 2016
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