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July 1, 2006

 

great salt lake

The Great Salt Lake

What makes the Great Salt Lake in northern Utah salty? What makes freshwater lakes...well, fresh?

March 31, 2005

 

Soup’s Ready!

Why does blowing on hot soup help to cool it off? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Why Lips Go Dry

Today, on A Moment of Science, why lips go dry. Let’s start by reviewing the ways in which the surface of our lips is different from the surface of the skin on the rest of our bodies. Basically, our lips are made of the same mucus membrane that coats the inside of our mouths. This […]

September 27, 2003

 

A Cooler for the Sahara

Produce from family farm plots lasts much longer than before, meaning that families don’t need to send girls out every day to sell produce, but can send them to school instead.

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