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August 30, 2011

 

crocodile

Crocodile Tears

Quite apart from the crocodile lore, crocodiles share an interesting physiological feature with marine turtles and other reptiles.

August 3, 2009

 

Toddler shedding a tear.

Why We Cry: The Chemistry Of Tears

It turns out, tears are more essential than might have thought. This Moment of Science looks at the chemistry of tears.

January 6, 2005

 

Do Other Creatures Besides Humans Cry?

How do animals express their emotions? Find out on this Moment of Science.

March 23, 2004

 

Why Your Eyes Get Puffy When You Cry

Why do your eyes get puffy when you cry? Find out on this Moment of Science.

March 5, 2004

 

Do Other Animals Besides Humans Cry?

Do other animals besides humans cry? Find out on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

No Crying Over Split Onions

It’s commonly known than chopping onions will cause a person to cry. Well, you’re in luck if you frequently find yourself weeping over this smelly vegetable. Food scientists in Japan have figured out how to genetically engineer an onion that doesn’t make you cry when you chop it. Other scientists have tried to create tear [...]

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