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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

October 21, 2010


mortar and pestle

Cookin’ With A Caveman

As it turns out, caveman culinary capabilities may be more advanced than we thought!

October 18, 2010


two dogs riding in a car

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Man’s Best Friend

Quiz your fellow canine-lovers with these fun facts!

October 17, 2010


four kids sitting on the ground watching tv

TV: How Much Is Too Much For Kids?

A study finds the time spent staring at a screen could have a psychological impact on kids.

October 13, 2010


tattoo on man's flexed upper arm

Healing Power Of Ancient Tattoos

Ancient tattoos may have had more than just a decorative function.

October 11, 2010



How To Grow The Perfect Apples

The Japanese technique of apple growing is the perfect combination of science and art.

October 10, 2010



Early Cancer Detection with a Cheek Swab

Researchers are developing a new way to detect cancer using a simple cheek swab.

October 6, 2010



Hit Me Like A Ton Of… Wool?

Scientists found a more eco-friendly way to make bricks -- with wool!

October 4, 2010



Uncovering An Even Taller T. Rex (And Others!)

Recent studies on dinosaur joints suggest that they may have been even taller than we thought!

October 3, 2010



Battle Of The Stresses: A Common Cause Of Arguments Between Sexes

A study shows that men and women may have much different responses to stressful situations.

October 2, 2010



What’s Red, Grey, Scaly And Has Feathers?

This description sure doesn't sound like the penguin we know today, but it is actually one of its great ancestors!

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