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December 28, 2012

 

bison eating in a field of grass

How Did Animals Survive The Ice Age?

How did animals respond to the ice age? Ancient bison preserved in the Canadian arctic have given scientists a clue.

August 1, 2006

 

microscope image of telomere caps

The Problem with Telomeres

Why do we age? Science didn't really start investigating that question until the 1960's.

September 27, 2003

 

Death-defying Turtles

It turns out that in reality turtles are also winners in the marathon race of life. "Death-defying Turtles" on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

The Male Biological Clock

There’s a common belief that men can sire children until they die, but that women need to be relatively young to conceive healthy children. But the father’s age affects the child’s health too.

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