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February 11, 2014

 

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Rumbles From The Deep

Ever wonder why your stomach makes all that noise when you're hungry?

October 2, 2013

 

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What Is Cottonmouth?

Here's the scene. The audience is waiting with bated breath, you're just about to give a speech, and suddenly you notice your mouth is dry as sawdust. Why?

October 17, 2011

 

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Curbing Methane Emissions With Microbes

Cows, goats, and sheep require symbiotic microbes to help digest the plant biomass that they eat, and some of these microbes make methane.

February 1, 2011

 

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How Your Stomach Digests Food Using Protease

How does your body know to stop digesting after all the food is gone?

January 4, 2011

 

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What Is The Difference Between Food Intolerance And Food Allergy?

Do you or someone you know have a food allergy or intolerance?

September 30, 2010

 

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Why Do We Love The Taste Of “Mom’s Cooking?”

Why do we prefer "Mom's cooking" over another persons?

July 21, 2010

 

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Did You Know That Laughter Is Good For Your Health?

Have you ever felt better after laughing? Laughter can be one of the best medicines. Find out why on A Moment of Science.

December 7, 2009

 

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Useful Appendix

Why do we have an appendix if scientists say we don't need one? Well, new studies have been published that explain why.

October 21, 2009

 

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How Dogs Eat

Why do dogs seem to gulp down any and all food put in front of them?

September 10, 2009

 

Inside man's open mouth

Why We Need Bacteria

Come to find out, bacteria is not all that bad. In fact, it's quite necessary for human life to thrive.

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