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Molly Plunkett

is a journalism student at Indiana University and an online producer for A Moment of Science. She is originally from Wheaton, IL.

Recent posts by Molly

December 12, 2010

 

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Don’t Miss The Best Meteor Shower Of 2010!

Bundle up and head outside to view this stellar performance on December 13th and 14th. No telescope required!

December 8, 2010

 

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NASA Discovers New Life Form

A new discovery suggests that living organisms may exist in places that scientists never before dreamed possible.

December 5, 2010

 

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7 Gifts for the Nerd in Your Life

Having trouble finding the perfectly geeky gift? A Moment of Science is here to help.

November 30, 2010

 

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Teen Drug Use: More Prescriptions, More Abuse?

Prescriptions are increasing drastically for adolescents and young adults in the US. What problems might this trend be causing?

November 29, 2010

 

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How Much Radiation Are You Exposed To When You Fly?

You are exposed to relatively high doses of radiation from the time you go through security to the moment your plane lands.

November 28, 2010

 

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Do Canned Goods Have Health Risks?

'Tis the season for giving, which often includes plenty of holiday food drives. But beware. Studies show that canned foods may contain harmful chemicals.

November 24, 2010

 

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Eat, Exercise and Be Merry

Writing down what you are thankful for may give you that extra boost you need to hit the gym.

November 22, 2010

 

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Cranberries: Pack a Punch of Antioxidants

Here is one item on the Thanksgiving menu that you can indulge in guilt-free!

November 21, 2010

 

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Why Did the Deer Cross the Road?

As you are making your Thanksgiving driving over the river and through the woods, be sure to keep clear of the deer!

November 17, 2010

 

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Heartbeats Reveal Heartbreak

Is it really true that you can die of a broken heart?

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