A Moment of Science

Posts tagged culture

November 10, 2011

 

beakers

John Tyndall’s The Culture Demanded By Modern Life

Tyndall formed a boys club at an agricultural school in England. The club secretary kept a notebook listing questions the boys wanted to know more about.

March 26, 2008

 

The Junk Food aisle at a local grocery store

Why Do We Love Junk Food?

You appear to turn down fatty foods with a stoical disregard, when nobody is looking you dive into a deep-dish pizza. It's okay, everyone does this, but why?

September 6, 2005

 

Sleep 1 and Sleep 2

You probably feel like your sleeping schedule is out of whack in some manner. Either you sleep too much, too little, or wake up too often. In fact, the typical eight hour uninterrupted sleep is what’s really unnatural. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

January 6, 2005

 

Do Other Creatures Besides Humans Cry?

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

Stay Connected

What is RSS? RSS makes it possible to subscribe to a website's updates instead of visiting it by delivering new posts to your RSS reader automatically. Choose to receive some or all of the updates from A Moment of Science:

Support for Indiana Public Media Comes From

About A Moment of Science

Search A Moment of Science