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February 10, 2017

 

A deer chewing on a branch.

Deer Attack

Trees know when someone or something is eating them.

February 9, 2017

 

A meteorite with a dice and ruler to give a sense of its size/scale

Introducing Ost-65

Ost-65 looks like an average meteorite, but its chemical make-up is unusual for meteorites on Earth.

February 8, 2017

 

The moon shines over a brightly lit city

Moon Tan

Can spending enough time under a very bright moon get you tan?

February 7, 2017

 

A waning gibbous moon over eastern Europe. The moon is a bright white circle in the very middle of the top of the image. Below the moon,  there are are light blue clouds and at the very bottom of the image, white clouds.

The Moon is 238,900 Miles Away

Why is it so hard for people to visually judge how far away the moon is?

February 6, 2017

 

An image of an MRI scan on a desktop computer monitor.

The Brain Of A Psychopath

Scientists are studying how to diagnose psychopathy using MRIs.

February 3, 2017

 

Seven giraffes facing to the right

Four Species, Not One

Conservationists recently determined that there are actually four different species of giraffes.

February 2, 2017

 

An image of a sunrise, clouds, and Haleakal, Maui

Sunrise, Sunset

Why does it seem like sunsets are longer than sunrises?

February 1, 2017

 

A child yelling directly into the camera

Goldilocks Parenting

Parents who are generally warm and responsive are more likely to raise children who don't become bullies.

January 31, 2017

 

In the top right, a gray cloud, the middle layer, snow, gray sky, and dark green trees, and the bottom, in focus layer: grass

For Many, Snow Is Necessary

The National Science Foundation is studying snowfall.

January 30, 2017

 

microwave light pours out in mesh pattern

Is Microwaving Safe for Food?

It's time to zap the myth that microwaving food somehow damages or irradiates it.

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