Category Archive: Strange But True

Strange but True: The Largest Organism on Earth Is a Fungus

The blue whale is big, but nowhere near as huge as a sprawling fungus in eastern Oregon Next time you purchase white button mushrooms at the grocery store, just remember, they may be… Continue reading

Strange But True : Identical Twins’ Genes Are Not Identical

Identical twins are identical, right? After all, they derive from just one fertilized egg, which contains one set of genetic instructions, or genome, formed from combining the chromosomes of mother and father. But experience… Continue reading

Strange but True: Superfluid Helium Can Climb Walls

Quantum rivers, waterfalls and fountains you can see with your naked eye. Researchers have known for decades that if you cool liquid helium just a few degrees below its boiling point of –452 degrees Fahrenheit… Continue reading