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July 2, 2015

 

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Ancient Medicine for Parkinson’s Disease     

Ancient Eastern herb, gou teng, may be the best way to treat Parkinson's Disease.

July 1, 2015

 

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Fake Date

Courting, for these orchids, is a game of smoke and mirrors.

June 30, 2015

 

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Get it?    

Getting a joke is like cracking a code.

June 29, 2015

 

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Seahorse Dreams        

Small seahorse and large seahorse pairs are more successful at reproducing than mid-sized seahorses. Here's why:

June 26, 2015

 

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The Oldest Worlds    

Scientists recently discovered Earth‑sized planets orbiting a star more than 11 billion years old.

June 25, 2015

 

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Is Modern Medicine Working?

Types and occurrences of cancer are on the rise, prompting some to question the effectiveness of modern medicine.

June 24, 2015

 

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From Sunlight to Liquid Fuel 

Scientists are engineering a method for turning solar energy into fuel.

June 23, 2015

 

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Losing Your Tail and Saving Your Genes 

When their butts are on the line, scorpions sacrifice the holiest of holies in order to survive.

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The Trick Inside A Trick Candle

No sooner are they blown out, then they re-light and can be blown out again. How can a candle light itself?

 

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Exploding Water

Heating water in the microwave seems quick and easy, but you may be taking a dangerous risk.

 

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Make Your Own Compass

Learn this old sailing trick and find your way back to shore!

 

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The Floating Needle

Here's a neat experiment you can try at home!

 

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Getting It Backwards

Why are letters reversed in a mirror? Try this experiment with pen and paper.

 

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What Makes A Yo-Yo Yo?

What Makes a Yo-Yo Yo?

 

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An Easy Way To Teach Your Kids About Displacement

Why does a sheet of tin foil float but a ball of tin foil sink?

 

The Empire State Building in New York, New York

Which Hits The Ground First: A Golf Ball Or A Bowling Ball?

Yes, the classic physics question is visited again. A Moment of Science learns about mass and gravity.

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