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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!

August 1, 2006


a man checks his pulse while using a blood pressure monitor

The Big Squeeze

If you've ever had your blood pressure checked. But did you ever wonder why it's your upper arm that gets the big squeeze, rather than your wrist or your leg?

June 27, 2006



Bed Rest, Space Travel, and Bones

Astronauts and people on bed rest can experience gradual bone loss that increases their risk of fracturing a bone. Here's why.

May 29, 2006



Why Red Eye?

What causes those glowing red eyes in photographs?

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