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March 2, 2015

 

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How Many Calories Are In Your Lunch?

Are you counting calories? Here's how food scientists get their figures.

February 27, 2015

 

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Arctic Sunlight Can Speed Up the Greenhouse Effect

Global warming has created a feedback loop, wherein Arctic sunlight converts thawing ice into more CO2.

February 26, 2015

 

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Sleeping Alone

Lonely hearts club members get less deep sleep than their coupled counterparts.

February 25, 2015

 

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Cyborgs Are Real

Recent technological breakthroughs help prosthetics operate convincingly like the real thing.

February 24, 2015

 

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Infants Get Cues From Adult Eyes

Parents' line of vision is eye-catching to infants.

February 23, 2015

 

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Birth Season & Mood

The time of year when you were born may affect your neurochemistry.

February 20, 2015

 

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The Youngest Crater

Most of the moon's craters were formed by asteroid crash landings millions or billions of years ago, but more recent collisions are also making their mark.

February 19, 2015

 

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Winter Birds & Climate Change

Birds' flight patterns are expanding due to climate change, which could upset fragile ecosystems.

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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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