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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

November 15, 2010

 

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Top 5 Challenges of Sustainability

Scientists have come up with the five major goals for sustaining our planet. Is the world up to the challenge?

November 14, 2010

 

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Putting Calories on the Menu

Will people eat less if restaurants display calories on the menu?

November 10, 2010

 

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“No Duh” Science Moment: Pets are Good for Us!

Scientific studies tell us what common sense already has: our pets can actually improve our health and state of mind.

November 8, 2010

 

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Finally a Cure for the Common Cold?

We all love our chicken noodle soup, but scientists may have found a more down-to-business strategy for conquering the common cold (and other viruses)!

November 3, 2010

 

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What Causes The Ringing In Your Ears?

Well, for one thing, the problem goes deeper than just your ears.

November 1, 2010

 

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Are Your Political Views Genetic?

A new study suggests that a 'liberal gene' may have a role in determining your political views!

October 31, 2010

 

Halloween’s Creepy Creature Countdown

A Moment of Science is unmasking Halloween's most notorious creatures of the night.

October 28, 2010

 

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Create Spooky Decorations… With Science!

Play the part of 'mad scientist' with these fun (and scientific) decorating ideas!

October 25, 2010

 

Spiders, Worms and ‘Dracula’ Fish!

OH MY! The top 10 new species list for 2009 is filled with spooky and bizarre creatures!

October 24, 2010

 

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Start A Science Book Club!

With the spiking popularity of science writing and a smorgasbord of great titles to choose from, what's stopping you?

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