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December 6, 2005

 

a little girl lifts a large fake dungbell above her head

Kids and Weight Lifting

Your kid wants to lift weights. You want your kid to be physically active, but is weight lifting safe for kids?

February 10, 2005

 

Did Dinosaurs Parent?

Did dinosaurs take an interest in parenting? Find out on this Moment of Science.

January 27, 2005

 

Memory and Reasoning

Did you know that knowledge can actually hurt one's ability to remember? Learn why on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Fruit Flies in My House

Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to have fruit in your house to have fruit flies. All you need is fermenting organic matter that remains wet or moist. Most likely, that’s going to mean drains–sinks, showers, etc. In particular, fruit flies tend to breed in slow-moving or seldom-used drains in which a layer of slime has built up.

September 27, 2003

 

Air Bags: Much Ado About Nothing

In most air bags, the sensor triggers chemical reactions that produce nitrogen gas from chemical tablets stored in the unit. The gas whooshes into the bag and inflates it in only a few milliseconds.

September 27, 2003

 

Infants Get Cues From Adult Eyes

Read on to learn about the possibility that infants are interested in the same things as their parents.

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