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October 19, 2010

 

White puppy sitting in the snow

Pessimistic Pups: Why Your Dog May See The Dish As Half Empty

Dogs can be worried and pessimistic just like people, researchers report.

September 21, 2010

 

man and dog on the beach with a balloon

10 Awesome Things To Know About Your Pet

Why does my pet do that? A Moment of Science gathers some of our favorite pet-related podcasts.

August 25, 2010

 

Slideshow: The World’s 12 Cutest Pygmy Animals

Sometimes the best things come in small (and adorable!) packages. Warning: Photos may cause involuntary awww's.

March 9, 2010

 

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Attract And Repel: How Fruit Uses Ripeness To Germinate

Why would some plants want their fruit to be eaten?

October 28, 2009

 

Toco toucan

Big Bill Chill

Scientists are learning how the Toco toucan uses its oversized bill to cool down.

October 12, 2009

 

Still image of a bee flying

Insects And Climate Change

Just how vulnerable and sensitive are insects to climate change?

August 28, 2009

 

Close up of yawning lion

Creatures That Yawn When Stimulated

Humans yawn when sleepy to stay alert. But imagine yawning when you're already stimulated.

August 17, 2009

 

Dancing parrot at festival

Dancing Birds Get Funky With Rhythm

Want to improve your groove when it comes to the Funky Chicken or the Electric Slide? Maybe you could take a lesson from the birds.

June 24, 2009

 

Oil shale deposit

Oil and Water

Is there more oil in the Western part of the U.S. and Canada than in Saudia Arabia? Find out on this Moment of Science.

June 9, 2009

 

Astronaut floating in space

Worms in Space

Why do we send worms into space? Find out on this Moment of Science.

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