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March 30, 2015


sugar cubes

Link Between Memory and Sugar

Blood sugar levels can impair brain health and memory formation.

January 22, 2014


A girl with a sore throat eats a popsickle

Why Sore Throats Hurt

Ever wonder why sore throats hurt so badly? And why do they occur in the first place?

January 9, 2014


A multitude of red blood cells packed together

Oy Veins!

Have you ever wondered how those pesky varicose veins form?

November 6, 2013


Blue fluorescent light sculpted into the shape of a human face

It’s Not Easy Being Blue

Turning blue in the face is easier said than done.

July 17, 2013


A red heart on a gray background

Are You Sure Your Heart’s In The Right Place?

On today's Moment of Science, we're sure your heart's in the right place.

June 25, 2013


mosquito on yellow surface

Mosquitos In Winter

When it gets cold, a biochemical process replaces some of the water in the mosquito's body with glycerol.

April 25, 2013


Colorado mountains

What Causes Altitude Sickness?

Many indigenous people live in areas of low oxygen concentration with few adverse effects. The big question is, how do they survive?

February 22, 2013


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Why Do Dark Circles Form Under My Eyes?

There may be more to it than not getting enough sleep.

February 1, 2013


Blue sky with sun reflecting

Blue Sky + Looking Up = Seeing Tiny Dots And Swirls

Have you ever been staring into space, or gazing up at a clear, blue sky and suddenly noticed clusters of tiny dots and swirls?

January 30, 2013


a man in a straw hat taking a siesta

The Science Of The Siesta

Ever feel sleepy after a big lunch? Find out the science behind taking a siesta!

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