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January 18, 2017

 

An artist's representation of what Earth looked like billions of years ago. The sky is grey with three asteroids streaking across it. The ground is mostly brown and gray stone with a bright red lava lake at the center.

Early Impact Proved With Spherules

While the most famous asteroid to hit the Earth was 65 million years ago, scientists have found proof of an even earlier impact.

January 17, 2017

 

An embroidered representation of the average person's digestive system. Black thread on a mint and white polka dot background.

Obesity And A Lack Of Fatty Tissue

People with lipodystrophy can have Type 2 diabetes while still remaining very thin.

January 16, 2017

 

A color image of the Crab Nebula. This nebula is home to the star that scientists monitored to discover pulsars.

Pulsars Not Aliens

Mysterious radio signals were found in space. Was it aliens? Or something else?

January 13, 2017

 

Inflatable Clown Bouncing Back Up After Being Hit

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.

January 12, 2017

 

A Chryxus Arctic butterfly perched upon some leaves in the foreground. The background is green and out of focus.

Tanana Arctic: Brand-New And Very Old

For years, a new species of butterfly was hiding in plain sight.

January 11, 2017

 

A stone etching of Nefertiti holding a jug with other hieroglyphics surrounding her.

Hidden Rooms In King Tut’s Tomb Found And Disputed

Egyptologists and Radar Specialists found two new rooms in King Tut's tomb. Or did they?

January 10, 2017

 

A photo of five capsules filled with blood on a white background.

Routine Blood Tests May Help Doctors Diagnose Cancer Faster

Researchers hope that by 2021, liquid biopsies will be a part of an annual physical exam.

January 9, 2017

 

Pen and ink drawings of many different people making different faces.

It’s Not Bad Manners, It’s Low Oxytocin

Oxytocin is released into the blood to help regulate several biological functions. It may also be connected to social abilities.

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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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Dog Mouth Vs. Human Mouth

Some people believe that a dog's mouth is cleaner than a human's. While this may be true, which mouth is more dangerous to people?

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