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Archive for January 2005

January 3, 2005

 

A Stationary Satellite

Arthur C Clarke's predictions come true! Learn about the stationary satellite on this Moment of Science.

January 3, 2005

 

Managing Osteoporosis

What is called the "silent disease," because you abruptly fall and end up with a bone fracture or a collapsed vertebra?

January 3, 2005

 

Flying in a Crutch

Who can walk faster, a ballet dancer whose leg muscles are extremely fit, or a couch potato whose legs are soft and flabby?

January 3, 2005

 

A Stationary Satellite, part 2

Learn about stationary satellites on this Moment of Science.

January 6, 2005

 

Do Other Creatures Besides Humans Cry?

How do animals express their emotions? Find out on this Moment of Science.

January 6, 2005

 

Racial Stereotypes and Memory

Learn about racial stereotypes and memory on this Moment of Science.

January 6, 2005

 

How Your VCR holds a Note

Ever wondered how VCRs function? Learn about them on this Moment of Science.

January 6, 2005

 

Premature Sleep Apnea

Could caffeine save someones life? Find out on this Moment of Science.

January 13, 2005

 

SPIM

Learn about new microscopic technology on this Moment of Science.

January 13, 2005

 

What Came First, Language or Perception?

Have you ever wondered what came first? Language or perception? Find out on this Moment of Science.

January 13, 2005

 

Sweet Revenge

Learn what humans will do for revenge, on this Moment of Science.

January 13, 2005

 

Fat TV

Is TV having dangerous affects on the lives of young Americans? Find out on this Moment of Science.

January 13, 2005

 

Mother-infant Bonding and Addiction

What do substance addiction and mother-infant bonding have in common?

January 20, 2005

 

Old and Senseless

The sad truth about aging, on this Moment of Science.

January 20, 2005

 

You’ve Got a Lot of Space between Your Ears

You may not realize it, but you're full of emptiness. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

January 20, 2005

 

The Heat Is On

Is heat a liquid? Find out on this Moment of Science.

January 20, 2005

 

Bad Hair? Check Your Genes

There's a good chance that hair patterns are determined by our genes.

January 20, 2005

 

On The Prowl

Is your cat on the prowl? Find out why cats feel the need to walk the house, on this Moment of Science.

January 27, 2005

 

Men’s and Women’s Brains are From Mars and Venus, Respectively

Is there really a difference between men's and women's brains?

January 27, 2005

 

Science and the Media

Learn about the controversial role the media plays in the world of science.

January 27, 2005

 

Coextinction

Coextinction isn't something we can afford to ignore. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

January 27, 2005

 

Memory and Reasoning

Did you know that knowledge can actually hurt one's ability to remember? Learn why on this Moment of Science.

January 27, 2005

 

Ashes, Ashes

According to some historians, "Ring Around the Rosy" is a song about the plague that wiped out nearly half the population of Europe during the Middle Ages.

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