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September 24, 2013


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Heart Rate: What A Baby’s Heart Rate Should Be

How do you think a baby's heart rate compares to adults?

September 11, 2013


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When Good Bananas Go Bad

Have you ever wonder why bananas seem to go bad so quickly?

May 29, 2013


venus in transition

Volcanos On Venus!

The European Space Agency's Venus Express orbiter discovered evidence of volcanic eruptions that occurred as recently as several thousand years ago.

May 2, 2013


Tree branches at night

Sleeping With Plants

Can sleeping in a room full of plants can be dangerous? A common myth states that, at night, plants compete with people for oxygen!

February 6, 2013


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Why Do You Become Dehydrated When Sick?

If you have a runny nose and a fever, you'll need to drink more to replace those lost fluids. But why?

January 31, 2013


naked mole rats

Naked Mole Rats May Hold Clues To Pain Relief

Unlike the mice and common rats used to test drugs and chemicals in labs, naked mole rats are hard to infect with disease.

November 15, 2012


looking down at a glass with carbonation

What Is Carbonation?

All those little bubbles are popping on my tongue, and it makes that fizzy tingling you feel.

October 18, 2012


a coral reef

What Does “Ocean Acidification” Mean?

Is the ocean really turning to acid? Will it burn our skin off? What do scientists mean when they talk about "ocean acidification"?

July 26, 2012


ice cream sodas in a soda shop

The Science Of Ice Cream Soda

There's an art to creating the perfect ice cream soda. You start with just two ingredients-ice cream and soda-you end up with three-ice cream, soda, and foam.

May 21, 2012


frame wood lumber

When A Tree Falls In The Woods

When it comes to carbon emissions, not all felled trees are created equal.

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