Horror Movie-Inspired Caterpillar Stops Tomatoes from Screaming for Help

According to the tagline of the 1979 scifi horror classic Alien, no one can hear you scream in space. Apparently, that’s also true for gardens. Did you know that plants are actually able to call for help when they’re being attacked? Indeed, to paraphrase another science fiction bestseller, they have no mouth but they must …

Mayonnaise Helps Sea Turtles Suffering from Oil Spill

Mayonnaise is many people’s favorite spread, whether it’s slathered on BLTs and burgers or used as a condiment on fries. But who knew it could also help wildlife ravaged by an environmental catastrophe? Thick globules of oil tar started washing up on the shores off Israel on February 18, according to LiveScience. Since then, the …