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Posts tagged England

July 15, 2010

 

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Archaeologists Find Evidence Of A Surprising Royal Pet

Is it a tiger? An exotic monkey? A beautiful songbird? Not so fast... This pet is not exactly what you'd expect to find in an English castle.

May 11, 2009

 

Coffee pouring into mug

Caffeine Hallucination

Can drinking too much coffee make you hallucinate?

February 20, 2009

 

Milking cows with machines

Got Milk? Thank the Anatolians from 7000 BC

Scientists developed a technique to identify the residue of fats from cows' milk on ancient pieces of pottery.

August 7, 2007

 

Emergency personnel at car accident

Plastic Blood

Scientists are developing a type of artificial blood for use in emergencies. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

November 21, 2006

 

an image of the stonehenge stuctures in England

Stonehenge in the Tropics

More ancient astronomical observatories are being discovered around the world!

February 26, 2004

 

The Smell of Dirt

Ever wonder where dirt gets that fresh smell? Find out on this Moment of Science.

November 21, 2003

 

Surprise at Stonehenge

Have scientists solved the mystery of Stonehenge? Find out on this Moment of Science: "Surprise at Stonehenge".

September 27, 2003

 

Ear-friendly Train Tunnels

The most famous tunnel is the thirty mile “Chunnel” between England and France. Thirty miles of air is a lot to push around, so engineers have come up with a clever solution. The Chunnel is actually two separate tunnels, connected by cross passages.

September 27, 2003

 

How Now, Mad Cow

This strange disease was first noticed in the UK when British cows were infected by feed containing tainted sheep material. How could you spot a mad cow?

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