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September 1, 2015

 

tooth with dental tools

Getting Rid of Cavities    

Here's how to undo the damage caused by tooth decay:

August 31, 2015

 

nurse assists pregnant woman

Why Giving Birth Hurts  

Problematic pregnancies that required assistance revolutionized child delivery for early humans.

August 31, 2015

 

earthworm

Attack of the Earthworms      

Earthworms are taking a bite out of forest ecosystems.

August 28, 2015

 

beluga whale underwater

Send in the Belugas 

Beluga whales are helping scientists plumb the icy depths of the Arctic.

August 27, 2015

 

plesiosaur

How Did It Swim?

Now extinct, plesiosaurs were predatory creatures that haunted the deep seas.

August 26, 2015

 

baby mean-mugging the camera

Are You Looking at Me? 

People rely heavily on eye contact to suss out potential dangers.

August 25, 2015

 

snowflakes through prism of light

Rainbow Snow

We dream of powdery white snow, but snow actually comes in multi-colored varieties.

August 24, 2015

 

Apple computer logo and power cable

The Apple in the Mind’s Eye 

You can't remember what the Apple logo looks like, even if you look at it multiple times a day, everyday. Here's why:

August 21, 2015

 

a young girl skipping stones

Skipping Stones 

Here's some pro-tips to help you get the perfect skip.

August 19, 2015

 

Clifton suspension bridge (Bristol, England)

Building Bridges  

Suspension bridges absorb the weight of cars driving across them, transferring it through a web of cables to two anchored towers.

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