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Margaret Aprison

Margaret is a graduate of Indiana University with a degree in Telecommunications and a minor in Psychology. The daughter of two scientists, Margaret has been surrounded by the subject her entire life. She enjoys social media, writing, television, and, of course, science!

Recent posts by Margaret

March 15, 2011

 

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The Elephants In The Room

Elephants cooperate and prove how smart they really are.

March 9, 2011

 

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Dancing About Science: Windfall Presents DancE=mc2

Promising an evening filled with "Aha!" moments, Windfall Dancers teams up with WFIU's A Moment of Science for a choreographic investigation.

March 4, 2011

 

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Rare Javan Rhino Captured On Video

The Javan rhinoceros is one of the most rare animals in the world and it was just spotted on video tape.

March 3, 2011

 

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Do You Know How To Drive “Eco?”

It is estimated that if you practiced eco-driving you could save $200-$400 dollars a year!

March 2, 2011

 

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Scientists Push To Ban Mercury Thermometers

Time to clean out your medicine cabinet! Mercury thermometers are highly poisonous!

February 25, 2011

 

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Electric Vehicles Complete Around-The-World Trip

Two emissions-free vehicles have made it through a tour of the world.

February 24, 2011

 

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Death Valley Mystery: Rocks That Move On Their Own

Death Valley has many mysteries, including one of nature's strangest phenomena: rocks that move on their own.

February 22, 2011

 

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Hibernating Bears Marvel Scientists

Hibernating bears reduce their metabolism 75 percent yet do not drop their core temperature.

February 21, 2011

 

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Chemistry At Work: How Van Gogh Doomed His Sunflower Painting

Scientists believe they now know why Vincent van Gogh's sunflower paintings have dulled over the years.

February 15, 2011

 

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Bat Research Community Mystified Over White Nose Syndrome

White Nose Syndrome is not only devastating news for researchers, but also for Indiana residents.

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