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August 3, 2016

 

Chicken noodle soup in a white bowl

Soup’s Ready!

Why does blowing on hot soup help to cool it off? The answer is evaporation.

August 2, 2016

 

microscope image of telomere caps

Living Past 100

Wouldn't you like to live past 100 years old? Science has helped improve our lifespan over the last century, but what about the future?

August 1, 2016

 

Electron microscope image of the bacteria (bordetella pertussis) responsible for pertussis (whooping cough).

Bacterial Hooks

Scientists have found that some urinary tract bacteria use a hair‑like fiber to avoid being flushed out.

July 29, 2016

 

smoke from a smoke stack

You Are What You Breathe

Research suggests that early exposure to air pollution increases the risk of obesity.

July 28, 2016

 

A really cute puppy.

Fighting Stress With Pets

Good news pet lovers! A recent study shows that your dog Rex or your cat Muffy may actually help control blood pressure during stressful times.

July 27, 2016

 

1922 US Army airship

A Science Joke: Hydrogen

Why is it that you can't put down hydrogen gas? Find out on this Moment of Science.

July 26, 2016

 

picture of woman with oxygen mask on

Can Oxygen Be Toxic?

Can oxygen sometimes be toxic? Find out on today's Moment of Science.

July 25, 2016

 

3 cleaner wrasse cleaning a potato cod

Cleaner Fish

For years, scientists have been trying to figure out the nature of the relationship between cleaner fish and their clients.

July 22, 2016

 

rats huddling

How Humans Are Like Rats

Anyone ever call you a dirty rat? Well maybe they weren't that far off.

July 21, 2016

 

A telescope set up outside

A New Ninth Planet

Pluto is too small to be considered a planet anymore, but our solar system appears to have a new ninth planet.

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