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December 7, 2017

 

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Limey

The origin of the word limey has roots in people's understanding of treating scurvy.

December 6, 2017

 

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My Best Friends Won The Super Bowl!

Recent studies show for people who are truly fans, their brains consider their fandom as a relationship akin to a friendship.

December 5, 2017

 

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Episodic Memory In Animals

Scientists are studying scrub jays to see if they have episodic memories.

December 4, 2017

 

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How To Be Honest And Private

Randomized surveys allow people to be honest even when the answers are embarrassing.

December 1, 2017

 

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Bonjour, Hello, こんにちは

Scientists are researching why there are more than 7,000 different languages on Earth.

November 30, 2017

 

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Goodbye Sun, Goodbye Earth

Billions of years from now, the sun will expand and engulf the Earth.

November 29, 2017

 

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Microbes And Athletes

Maybe it's not just talent and training that differentiates good and great athletes.

November 28, 2017

 

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Why Does Your Cotton Shirt Get Wrinkled?

Your body's temperature affects your cotton shirts.

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Wild Science: The California Sea Lion

Wild Science headed to the Indianapolis Zoo to learn more about California Sea Lions.

 

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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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