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March 3, 2004

 

Why Do Corpses Float?

Why do corpses float? Find out on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Why Fish Smell More than Meat

Ever wonder why rotten fish smell worse than beef? Find out on today's Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Peptic Ulcers

A resilient little beast, H. pylori survives in the highly acidic environment of the stomach by producing an ammonia generating enzyme that neutralizes stomach acid. Using its corkscrew shape, it penetrates the stomach’s defenses and attaches to the stomach lining.

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