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June 9, 2005

 

Purring

Scratch a friendly cat behind the ears and she’s likely to reward you with a deep purring. Have you ever wondered exactly how a cat makes this noise, and why a cat would want to do so in the first place? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Autism

Dustin Hoffman’s award winning performance in the movie “Rain Man” brought a brain disorder called autism to national attention.But in typical Hollywood fashion “Rain Man” portrayed autism in sensational form.

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