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March 29, 2017

 

The majority of the photo is a brick wall. A black pole is on the far left. On the far right is half of a woman's face. The eye that is visible in this photo is glowing red.

Why Red Eye?

Learn why you sometimes have glowing red eyes in photographs.

March 28, 2017

 

Coffee grounds on a light blue plate. An Aerial view.

Not Just Compost Anymore

Coffee grounds might already be making your garden incredible, soon they might be cleaning your ground water.

March 27, 2017

 

Two burrowing owls. They're sitting on the ground. One is looking to the right. The owl on the right is looking directly into the camera.

Wise Owls

On this A Moment of Science, we discuss some of the burrowing owl's wisest moves.

March 24, 2017

 

a up-close shot of a rose-ring parakeet's head

Speaking with Tongues

In 2004, a team of scientists from Indiana University, proved how necessary a parrot's tongue was in its ability to talk like humans.

March 23, 2017

 

A composite image of the mountains and rocks of Mars

Welcome To Mars

Learn about the technology needed to begin a Martian settlement.

March 22, 2017

 

Hyena cub lying down

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.

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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.

 

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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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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