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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

 

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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

 

close up of human eye

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!

November 26, 2012

 

pretzels close up with salt

Which Makes You Thirstier, Salt Or Sugar?

Chow down salty chips or pretzels, and soon you'll be guzzling your favorite drink. But snacking on sugary foods makes you thirsty, too.

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