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August 17, 2017

 

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Proper Eye Protection For A Solar Eclipse

Make sure to have the proper eyewear for the August 21st solar eclipse.

August 16, 2017

 

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Do Chimpanzees Mourn Their Dead?

Chimpanzees may care for the bodies of their deceased relatives.

August 15, 2017

 

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Bumblebee Footprints

Bumblebees know which flowers are the most promising food sources.

August 14, 2017

 

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Hansel And Gretel And Scientific Methods

Researchers who specialize in fairy tales are borrowing methods from biologists.

August 11, 2017

 

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Autocannibalism

Autocannibalism is when animals eat parts of their own bodies.

August 10, 2017

 

A fish in a fish tank.

Evolving Fish Vision

Ancient fish that had evolved better eyesight may have hunted like crocodiles.

August 9, 2017

 

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The Difference Between A Square And A Diamond

Perception is more than just how things are literally viewed.

August 8, 2017

 

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The Small Sleep

Some elephants can go forty-six hours without sleeping.

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Wild Science: Orangutans

Wild Science visits the Indianapolis Zoo, where staff explain the intelligence and behavior of orangutans, and how their species is being threatened by humans.

 

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Why You Can’t Knock Down a Clown

Remember those inflatable clowns that stood about three feet high and had big red noses, meant for punching? Hit the clown as hard as you could, right back up.

 

Haven't We Met?

Haven’t We Met?

If you suffered from the neurological disorder called "facial agnosia," you might not recognize the faces of close friends and family. How could this happen?

 

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How Do You Make A Diet-Coke Float?

Here is an at home experiment you can try! Learn about molecular density!

 

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Wild Science: Timber Rattlesnakes

Rattlesnakes are an important component of our ecosystem, but are also potentially dangerous to humans.

 

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Wild Science: Opossums

They may look gross and scary, but that's just them playing "opossum." We visit Wildcare Inc., to find out more about the "garbage collector of the forest."

 

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American Columbo

The American Columbo plant doesn't flower until close to its 30th birthday, and then it promptly gives up the ghost.

 

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Wild Science: Poison Ivy

Poison ivy can quickly turn your relaxing nature hike into a painfully itchy affair! Learn more about this toxic plant and how to steer clear of its path.

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