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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

 

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Cookin’ With A Caveman

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

October 18, 2010

 

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

Quiz your fellow canine-lovers with these fun facts!

October 17, 2010

 

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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

 

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Healing Power Of Ancient Tattoos

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

October 11, 2010

 

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How To Grow The Perfect Apples

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

October 10, 2010

 

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Early Cancer Detection with a Cheek Swab

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

October 6, 2010

 

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Hit Me Like A Ton Of… Wool?

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

October 4, 2010

 

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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

 

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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

 

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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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