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June 13, 2012

 

two white dogs with brown spots

Why Does Spot Have Spots?

Have you ever wondered why some dogs have solid colored coats and some have spots? Find out why on this Moment of Science.

September 28, 2011

 

eggs in a carton

When You Eat An Egg Are You Eating A Baby Chick?

Were the eggs we buy in the supermarket once embryos?

June 12, 2007

 

T-Rex Skeleton

Cloning T-Rex: The Difficulty With Cloning Dinosaurs

We can clone sheep and other animals, right? So why not dinosaurs? Find out on this Moment of Science.

February 23, 2007

 

identical twin baby girls

Monoamniotic Twins

Did you know that there are other kinds of twins besides fraternal and identical?

February 21, 2006

 

chimera

The Twin Within

Are you a twin? No, well are you sure? You could be a twin, but the twin is within, or a chimera.

January 20, 2006

 

brain_horror

The Creature with the Extra Brain in Its Gut

It would probably make a pretty cheesy horror movie, but the thing is, it's true. In fact, that creature with the extra brain is you.

March 31, 2005

 

The Odds of It Being a Boy

What are the odds of giving birth to a boy? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

May 24, 2004

 

Save the Eggs

Did you know that every year millions and millions of eggs are intentionally infected with flu viruses? Why is this? Find out on A Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

How an Embryo Attaches to the Uterus

How does an embryo attach to the uterus? Find out on today's Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Monoamniotic Twins

Fraternal is when two different eggs are fertilized by two separate sperm. And even though fraternal twins can look very much alike, on average they only share fifty percent of their genes, the same as any other siblings.

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