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Posts tagged chemical changes

September 6, 2011

 

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How Do Vines Twist And Turn?

How does the vine know to twine, and in what direction?

May 24, 2004

 

Hey! and then…Ouch!

Why does "Ouch!" always follow the "Hey"? Find out on this Moment of Science.

February 25, 2004

 

Amnesia

What occurs in the brain during different types of amnesia? Find out on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Plants in Motion

Have you ever noticed that plants seem to move? Just the other day it seemed as though the plant on my desk was moving. When I came in early that morning, its leaves were tilted downwards, and later they were tilted up.

September 27, 2003

 

The Parts of Metabolism

Today’s Moment of Science unravels the parts of metabolism. But first, what is metabolism really? Statements like “he can eat a lot because he has a fast metabolism” are somewhat misleading. Metabolism isn’t about the digestion of food in your stomach; it’s the name given to all of the chemical changes that occur in an […]

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