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January 8, 2009

 

Multiple mosquito bites on leg

Mosquito Bites! Will Nothing Stop This Itching?

There are many myths about mosquito bite cures, like using banana peels or toothpaste.

November 11, 2008

 

Vampire

Who Believes in Vampires?

The belief in vampires is one of the most wide-spread of superstitions; How can all those eye-witnesses to these creatures of the night be wrong?

April 29, 2008

 

Blue vein in wrist

True Blue Inside of You?

Did you ever hear that blood is actually blue inside your body, but turns red instantly on contact with air? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2007

 

Man giving blood

Not My Type? Not a Problem

Researchers have found a way to convert types A and B blood into type O, which can be transfused into any patient. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 17, 2007

 

Vampire bat with blood

Vampire Bat

Vampire bats, native to Central and South America, are one of the most well known examples of sharing and kindness in the animal kingdom.

August 14, 2007

 

Spinach dish with garlic

Memory and Potato Chips

When teens need to be careful about getting enough vitamins and minerals to stay healthy during puberty, they often start skipping meals and eating junk food.

August 7, 2007

 

Emergency personnel at car accident

Plastic Blood

Scientists are developing a type of artificial blood for use in emergencies. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

June 29, 2007

 

Cancer Treatment Bed

Creating Clots

How do these new Cancer therapies work, and how effective are they?

May 24, 2007

 

Gummy candy on top of sprinkles

Sweet Thirst

Everyone knows salt makes you thirsty. However, did you know snacking on sugary foods makes you thirsty, too? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

October 31, 2006

 

colorful bandaids in a slanted row

Healing Exercise

You may think that resting is the good for letting your body heal, but exercise might actually be best. Find out why!

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