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July 22, 2011

 

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Freshwater Lake Forming In Arctic Ocean, Environmentalists Worried

An ocean is the last place you'd expect to find a freshwater lake...

June 10, 2011

 

Arctic Hare

Arctic Forests Creating More Trees

Tree lines are on the move. Learn how moving tree lines impact animals and other plants.

August 7, 2007

 

Delaware River in Pennsylvania landscape

The Lingering Ice Age

About twenty thousand years ago, during the last major ice age, a miles-thick ice sheet covered all of Canada and most of the northeastern United States.

November 14, 2006

 

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Sharper by Far

Find out how scientists made a tip so small it only consists of one atom. Now that's sharp!

July 30, 2006

 

glass of grapefruit juice

Grapefruit and Medicine

Did you know that grapefruit juice can be dangerous if you're taking certain kinds of medication?

January 5, 2006

 

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The Fastest Plant

What reigns among the fastest moving things on Earth? Light, of course. Bullets and rocketships. High-speed trains. What about plants?

May 20, 2005

 

Sharks in Decline

Many shark species in the northwestern Atlantic have declined by more than half in just the last 8-15 years. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

December 2, 2004

 

Bye-bye Chicago?

Is Chicago really sinking? Find out on this Moment of Science.

April 16, 2004

 

Wolverine–the Weasel Behind the Myth

Learn about the real wolverine on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Wanted: Nightcrawlers Take the Bait

For some people, the word "worm" means "money".

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