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March 4, 2014

 

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Why Operating Rooms Are So Cold

Ever wonder why operating rooms are so cold? Find out on today's A Moment Of Science.

July 26, 2013

 

ice cream in a cup

Ice Cream Is Not So Simple!

Milk, sugar, cream, maybe some strawberries. What could be simpler?

February 19, 2013

 

head of lettuce

Why Lettuce Should NOT Be Frozen

A Moment of Science wonders, why isn't there any frozen lettuce?

April 27, 2012

 

sliced white bread on a cutting board

How To Keep Bread From Going Stale

Don't try to store a loaf of bread in the refrigerator if you want it to stay fresh--refrigeration is the quickest way to make bread go stale.

April 12, 2012

 

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Bare Feet: Why So Warm

What keeps penguin's feet from freezing? Penguins' feet don't freeze because of the blood circulating in them.

December 5, 2011

 

painted turtle

Painted Turtles Have A Natural Antifreeze

Although painted turtles don't have much else in common with automobiles, their wintertime coping strategies include antifreeze, too.

February 16, 2011

 

snowflakes on a piece of grass

Why Does Snow Seem To Make Sounds In Winter?

We've all heard the creaking sound of snow in winter. Did you know there is science behind the sound?

August 2, 2010

 

A bowl of vanilla and strawberry ice cream

Glycoproteins, Xylomannan, And Bug Protein In Your Ice Cream

Did you know that scientists are studying how bugs survive in harsh, frozen environments to learn how to keep our ice cream cold?

November 20, 2009

 

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Why Ice Is Not Slippery

Slipping on ice is no fun. But, why is ice, technically, not slippery?

August 4, 2005

 

To Refreeze, or Not to Refreeze

On the way home from the grocery, you get delayed so much that the frozen meat you have bought thaws out. Should you refreeze it? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

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