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Posts tagged carbon dioxide

March 6, 2012

 

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Why Does Altitude Cause Headache?

Mountain climbers face many dangers as they brave the cold winds of the peaks they climb. But the most serious thing they face is all in their heads--literally.

December 12, 2011

 

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The Renaissance Organ

There's one da Vinci of the body, a true Renaissance organ, which can perform functions of the lungs, liver, stomach and kidneys.

December 8, 2011

 

chemicals

Are You Chemically Dependent?

We humans are dependent on chemicals like water, air, sugars, starches, fats, proteins, as well as on small amounts of vitamins and minerals.

December 6, 2011

 

painted turtle

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

 

Alien yard art

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

 

plankton swimming

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

 

A glass of white wine and a basket of bread on a table

Bread And Wine Are More Similar Than You Think!

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

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