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December 6, 2011

 

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Surviving Winter Underwater

Adult painted turtles head underwater, where they'll spend the winter on the bottom of a lake, pond, or river but they use some tricks to survive the cold...

October 19, 2011

 

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Global Warming: Is It Happening?

Global warming is a topic of political debate and scientific study these days. Is it happening? Scientists say the evidence is pointing in that direction.

September 8, 2011

 

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Using Oxygen To Search For Alien Planets

If you could see an alien planet from Earth, you wouldn't necessarily need to look for cities. You could just check for oxygen in the atmosphere.

May 31, 2011

 

dry ice in blue bucket

Why Is Dry Ice Dry?

If you've ever received a special shipment of meat or seafood at home, it probably arrived surrounded by blocks of dry ice. What is dry ice?

May 20, 2011

 

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Estimating How Much Carbon Dioxide Was Available To Plankton

Scientists have reconstructed a one hundred thousand-year history of carbon dioxide.

May 5, 2011

 

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Earth’s Climate In The Year 3000

The future does not look so bright. What can be done to help stop global climate change?

February 2, 2011

 

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Bread And Wine Are More Similar Than You Think!

Bread and wine have more in common than you might think... they both have yeast!

January 3, 2011

 

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Does Champagne Taste Better In A Good Glass?

Champagne is a great to drink during times of celebration. Does the glass you pour champagne into matter?

November 26, 2010

 

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Sweet Sap: What Exactly Is Maple Syrup?

Why do sugar maple trees produce sweet sap?

October 18, 2010

 

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From Fizz To Flat: The Science Of Soda Pop

"Soda", "pop", or "cola." There's a lot of science behind the fizz no matter what we call our beloved drink.

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