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November 19, 2004

 

The Ancestry Of Snakes

Where did snakes lose their limbs? Find out on this Moment of Science.

September 16, 2004

 

Fish Blind Dates

There are plenty of examples in nature of females being attracted to the biggest males. Learn about the Atlantic Mollies on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

How Do Polar Bears Drink?

Eating snow to obtain water is metabolically expensive–it would take too much energy to melt down enough snow. Consequently, polar bears have evolved so that they don’t need to drink free water.

September 27, 2003

 

Smoke on the Wildflower

Wildfires destroy enormous areas of forest every year. However, after forest fires, some plants manage to grow back at accelerated speeds.

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