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Posts tagged fertilization

March 29, 2013

 

plant close up

Word Of The Day: Gametophyte

Time once again for the Moment of Science Word of the Day. Ready? Today's word is: Gametophyte.

April 6, 2012

 

asian clam on beach

Attack Of The Clams

If you think the Clones on Star Wars were a threat, just wait until you hear about Asian clams.

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 20, 2006

 

A fuit market.

What Is A Fruit, Really?

Are vegetables and nuts actually fruits? Find out what the botanists think.

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

 

A man's chest

Male Nipples–Why?

This Moment of Science will answer a question that must have been gnawing at you since you first noticed that human males have nipples.

September 27, 2003

 

Sex, Violence, and Garden Snails

If you think dating is tough, just be glad you aren’t a garden snail. When you live life at a snail’s pace, you’d better be able to mate with the next snail you meet without worrying if it’s male or female. That’s why garden snails are hermaphrodites and can take on both the male and female roles in reproduction.

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