Even the strongest artificial glues are completely useless when you try to apply them underwater, but somehow shellfish are able to hold fast to rocks to deter predators from trying to carry them away. Clearly, nature has already figured out how to make glues that work underwater, and now researchers may have…
Do you enjoy eating mussels? Cool, same. Something, however, is happening to mussels as we know them. And it’s changing them in a pretty horrifying way.
Way up at the top of Northern California is a little piece of wilderness called The Lost Coast. It's too rugged to build on, meaning it's the last coastline here that's unspoiled. It's also dangerous, as you can see in this picture. Especially in winter, during a storm. Let's go backpacking!
Samantha Garvey and her family had been homeless for months before she became a finalist in Intel's Science Talent Search. Now, she's a White House honoree, has appeared on Ellen and Today, and has a roof over her head. This is how she got there: