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January 26, 2010

 

A bussel of purple grapes.

Grapes Give Up Their Secrets

Learn about the science of grape "breeding" on this Moment of Science.

July 30, 2006

 

cyclist in race

Lactic Acid’s Not the Burn

Lactic acid isn't the enemy it's been made out to be.

December 27, 2005

 

A Lime a Day Kept Scurvy Away

If you’re a fan of pirate movies, you may be familiar with the term scurvy dog. It’s a curse, typically levied at a pirate who sank below even the already lowly standards of allowed piratical behavior. What does it mean? Well, “dog” is self evident, but scurvy? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Animal Manure Cleans Up Water Pollution

Humans are fouling the planet at an unprecedented rate. In this Moment of Science, we talk about a substance that we normally might consider a pollutant, but can also be used to clean up pollution. It may come as a surprise to you to learn that different kinds of animal manure may help treat some [...]

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