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Archive for January 2004

January 6, 2004

 

Silk

What is the strongest natural fiber in the world? Find out on this Moment of Science.

January 6, 2004

 

Making New Ozone

Can we make a new ozone? Find out on this Moment of Science.

January 6, 2004

 

The Fermi Paradox

Are there really alien civilizations out there that we don't know about? Find out on this Moment of Science: "The Fermi Paradox".

January 6, 2004

 

Cleaning Up The Ozone Layer

How do we clean up the ozone layer? Find out on this Moment of Science.

January 12, 2004

 

Beyond the Stinger

Learn about the fascinating lives of bees on this Moment of Science.

January 12, 2004

 

Ants Out In the Rain

Why don't ants drown every time it rains? Find out on this Moment of Science.

January 12, 2004

 

Drugs and Learning

When you experience something new, do you know what happens to your brain? Find out on this Moment of Science.

January 12, 2004

 

The Royal Jelly

According to legend, King Arthur gained the crown by pulling a sword from a rock. Queen honeybees have an equally enchanting way of ascending to the throne.

January 12, 2004

 

Cock-a-Doodle-Do

Why do rooster crow everyday at sunrise? Find out on this Moment of Science.

January 12, 2004

 

Clear Your Mind with Sex and Violence?

Can viewing sexually explicit or violent television help clear your mind? Find out on this Moment of Science.

January 16, 2004

 

Reentry Heat

Why does a space shuttle get hotter on reentry than on liftoff? Find out on this Moment of Science.

January 16, 2004

 

Acid Rain

Learn about all the chemicals found in rainwater, on this Moment of Science.

January 21, 2004

 

Euro Itch

People who were itching for the debut of the euro might have gotten more than they hoped for.

January 22, 2004

 

Can Animals Count?

Can animals count? Find out on this Moment of Science.

January 23, 2004

 

Is Heading in Soccer Dangerous?

Is heading in soccer dangerous? It's a question that has met its fair share of controversy.

January 28, 2004

 

For Self-Confidence, Just Nod

Can nodding your head improve self confidence? Find out on this Moment of Science.

January 28, 2004

 

Inhaling Plastic to Get Your Insulin

Inhaling insulin? Learn about different and painless way for diabetics to get their insulin on this Moment of Science.

January 29, 2004

 

Flutter Battle

How do male butterflies get their mate? Find out on this Moment of Science.

January 29, 2004

 

A dental hygienest cleans a patients teeth.

Getting Rid Of Cavities

Brushing your teeth might do more good than you thought.

January 30, 2004

 

Pillar-poo

What is Ballistic Defecation? Find out on this Moment of Science.

January 30, 2004

 

Too Cold to Exercise?

Could your lungs actually freeze from breathing too hard in the frigid cold? Find out on this Moment of Science.

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