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March 27, 2014

 

T. rex bones in a museum

Mysteries Of Tyrannosaurus Rex

Pretty much everyone has heard of T. rex, but there's still a lot to learn about the king of the dinosaurs.

March 26, 2014

 

A reindeer in walking in green grass

Reindeer Eyes

Researchers have found that depending on the season, the eyes of Arctic reindeer change from gold to blue.

March 25, 2014

 

Close-up of a dissected earthworm

Attack Of The Earthworms

Earthworms may be good for your garden, but they can be harmful to other habitats.

March 24, 2014

 

Black and white photo of a ventriloquist's dummy talking to a Chimpanzee

Are Chimps Self-Aware?

The jury is still out on whether or not chimps are self-aware. Actually, the same goes for young children.

March 21, 2014

 

Ice crystals against a blue background

On Thin Ice

When winter comes, how can you tell if you're safe or on thin ice? Find out on today's A Moment of Science.

March 20, 2014

 

The word

Do Fake Sugars Have Calories?

These days artificial sweeteners are everywhere. Do they have any calories at all?

March 19, 2014

 

Coffee cup with plate

Climate Change And Coffee: A Rude Awakening

In addition to raising sea levels and wiping out species, climate change may threaten the world's coffee supply.

March 18, 2014

 

Close-up of a yellow and black snake

Scared Of Snakes

Do you jump when you see a snake? Some scientists think there could be an evolutionary explanation.

March 17, 2014

 

A translucent red die showing its number four side

Fear Of Four

While it's fairly common for people in the U.S. to be afraid of the number thirteen, for some, the number four is a lot scarier.

March 14, 2014

 

A fly sits on the edge of something

What We Can Learn From A Fly’s Ears

Flies are small, but in some cases, their sense of hearing is absolutely amazing.

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