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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.

December 27, 2013

 

A pacifier sits on a wooden surface

How To Clean A Pacifier

A new study suggests it may not be the worst thing in the world to clean your baby's pacifier with your own saliva.

December 2, 2013

 

A water fountain shoots a stream of water from a human face.

Spitting Image of Health

Saliva doesn't just help with digestion; it also aids your body's fight against disease and infection.

April 5, 2012

 

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The Surprising Truth: Doctors Are Not Washing Their Hands

Doctors are not washing their hands...

December 2, 2011

 

kids read in school

Where Do Germs Hide In Schools?

It's probably the school bathrooms that are the problem spots for germs, right?

October 21, 2011

 

mosquito

Preventing Malaria Using Mosquitoes!

Malaria affects over two hundred million people each year and kills nearly one million. So, it's important to find a way to stop the transmission.

April 7, 2011

 

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Read Up On Health Risks Before Traveling!

It's awful to get sick when visiting relatives or friends overseas. Make sure to read up on health risks before you travel!

August 3, 2009

 

Toddler shedding a tear.

Why We Cry: The Chemistry Of Tears

It turns out, tears are more essential than might have thought. This Moment of Science looks at the chemistry of tears.

October 21, 2004

 

Swimming With Germs

How clean is the average backyard pool is? Find out on this Moment of Science.

April 23, 2004

 

Hand Sanitizers

Do hand sanitizers work any better than soap and water? Find out on this Moment of Science.

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