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September 29, 2011


Sign warning fishermen to not eat fish caught in area due to mercury contamination

Are Indiana’s Fish Contaminated By Mercury?

There are lots of good reasons to make fish a regular part of your diet. But rising mercury levels in aquatic ecosystems are worrying scientists.

June 16, 2011


yellow angelfish swimming on a blue background

Can Animals Count?

One... Two... Three. Humans can count but can animals?

March 3, 2011



How Chromosomes Vary Across The Animal Kingdom

In mammals, the sex of a baby is determined by the chromosomes it inherits from its parents. But, the combination an animal inherits can be quite different.

January 7, 2011


Fishing boat out on water

Do “Flying Fish” Actually Fly?

Wow, what was that? Could it have been a flying fish?

December 31, 2010


Christmas tree on the curb

What Should You Do With Your Old Christmas Tree?

Christmas is over but what should you do with your Christmas tree?

December 9, 2010


Goldfish swimming against a blue background

11 Things You Didn’t Know About Fish

Why do fish have fins? Does water temperature affect fish temperament? And why have scientists sent a robot to live with the fish?

December 3, 2010


two siamese fighting fish prepare to fight

Siamese Fighting Fish Are Keeping Score

Why are so many fish gathering to watch other fish fight?

October 25, 2010


Spiders, Worms and ‘Dracula’ Fish!

OH MY! The top 10 new species list for 2009 is filled with spooky and bizarre creatures!

October 20, 2010


Parrot fish making a "kissy face"

Fish That Change Sex?

Did you know that there are fish out there that can change sex?

September 21, 2010


man and dog on the beach with a balloon

10 Awesome Things To Know About Your Pet

Why does my pet do that? A Moment of Science gathers some of our favorite pet-related podcasts.

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