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December 26, 2007

 

"I love you" in different languages

Learning Language

Have you ever wondered why some people can learn a new language easily, but others struggle? It could be because they have a large Heschl's Gyrus.

December 26, 2007

 

Freshly baked cookies

Anosmia

Anosmia, the term for the lack of a sense of smell, affects over two million Americans. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

December 5, 2007

 

Fully Spread Peacock

Runaway Tail!

One common misconception people have regarding evolution is that the gradual changing of physical forms always benefits the species in question.

October 17, 2007

 

Man During REM Sleep

What Happens to a Dream Deferred?

If you've ever been up all night, you may have found that staying awake becomes a lot easier after five or six a.m. Why?

October 5, 2007

 

Upclose Ear

What’s In Your Ears? Different Varieties Of Earwax

Did you know that earwax actually comes in different varieties? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2007

 

Woman with sinus headache

Paranasal Sinuses

You've most likely had a sinus infection, or known someone who has, but what exactly are sinuses? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

July 17, 2007

 

People examining art pieces at gallery

Gallery Feet

Ever wonder why it's so tiring just standing around at museums? It's not like your getting tons of exercise. Find out on this Moment of Science.

April 16, 2007

 

aids

Antiretroviral Drugs

What are antiretrovial drugs and how do they help people with HIV?

March 26, 2007

 

a girl leaning back in a folding chair

Lean Back for a Healthy Back

Maybe mom wasn't right after all when she told you to "sit up straight!"

February 13, 2007

 

An x-ray of someone's knees

A Painful Way To Grow Taller

It's no secret that China's economy is growing at a rapid pace. However, it may surprise you to learn that some Chinese citizens are growing, too.

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