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Are Insects Conscious?

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September 21, 2017

 

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How Much Energy Does It Take To Run And Maintain The Internet?

The Internet is one of the most energy‑efficient means of communication.

September 20, 2017

 

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Does Nature Abhor A Vacuum?

Evangelista Torricelli disproved the maxim that nature abhors a vacuum.

September 19, 2017

 

Queen Bee on Honeycomb

Royal Jelly And Vaccines

Humans aren't the only ones that receive vaccinations.

September 18, 2017

 

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Dolphin Versus Octopus

Even when an octopus is technically dead, its arms can still fight.

September 15, 2017

 

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Wax Worms Eat Plastic Bags

Scientists may have found a solution for polyethylene pollution.

September 14, 2017

 

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Bats Use Active Hearing

Scientists are studying bats' echolocation abilities.

September 13, 2017

 

Copperhead Snakes

Parthenogenesis In Snakes

Parthenogenesis is a scientific term for a virgin birth that takes place in species that usually reproduce sexually.

September 12, 2017

 

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Are Spelling Bees Held in Languages Other Than English?

Out of all the European languages, English takes the longest to learn how to read.

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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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