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The Dunes of Titan

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April 20, 2015

 

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Imagining and Seeing 

When you use your imagination, you activate the same regions of your visual cortex as those used to see the outer world.

April 17, 2015

 

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Can You Recognize a Plant Cell?

Take a tour of a plant cell to help you synthesize how photosynthesis works.

April 16, 2015

 

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Frozen Fish

When frozen in water, fish remain in a state of suspended animation until spring melts the ice away.

April 15, 2015

 

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Unexpected Baby Skills 

As babies grow from six months to nine months, they lose their ability to distinguish between animal faces. Here's why:

April 14, 2015

 

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Can Bacteria Get Sick?

Bacteriophages turn the table on bacteria and the hunter becomes the hunted.

April 13, 2015

 

long-haired cat

Why Do Cats Shed All Year?

Cats shed their fur in response to increased sunlight; most indoor cats, however, lose track of seasonal changes and therefore shed year around.

April 10, 2015

 

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How Cells Get Around

Tracking how cells move around the body is key to preventing diseases, like cancer, from spreading.

April 9, 2015

 

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The Heat is On for Painted Turtles

Temperature determines the sex of painted turtle hatchlings, and climate change is tipping the balance to an all-female future.

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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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