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March 23, 2017

 

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Welcome To Mars

Learn about the technology needed to begin a Martian settlement.

March 22, 2017

 

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A Hyena’s Sibling Rivalry

For spotted hyenas, sibling rivalry can often be a matter of life and death.

March 21, 2017

 

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Your Skin’s Thermometer

What are heat and cold receptors and how do they help regulate skin's temperature?

March 20, 2017

 

A couple embraces in front of a sunset. Because of the lighting, they appear only as shadows; dark figures juxtaposed against the red, orange, purple, and pink sky.

Choosing the Perfect Date Movie

While you might want to see that movie with the cool explosions, some scientists will tell you it's a terrible date movie.

March 17, 2017

 

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Soft Robots Shaped Like Octopi

Scientists are using soft materials such as rubber and liquids to build new robots.

March 16, 2017

 

Old mill engulfed in flames

What Is Fire?

Is fire a solid? A liquid? A gas? Or something else?

March 15, 2017

 

Two figs cut in half. There is a small indentation in each visible fig center. The figs' insides are magenta-pink with a white layer surrounding them.

Delicious Wasp Tombs

Figs seem simple, but they're much more complicated than they appear.

March 14, 2017

 

An unidentified bright pink substance that seems to have been poured over some tree branches.

Upset Stomach, Upset-Looking Tongue

How can your tongue turn black after having a stomach illness?

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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.

 

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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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Wild Science: American Crow

Crows are uncommonly intelligent. On this episode of Wild Science, we visit Wildcare Inc. to see all of what these brainy birds can do!

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