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Posts tagged history

October 7, 2009

 

The Earth from outerspace.

A Brief History of the Early Earth

What is our earth's history? New research suggests that life on Earth has existed without interruption for longer than we thought.

December 29, 2008

 

Honey bees on bee hive

The Oldest Sweetener, the Freshest Bread

Today honey is mostly used for its distinctive flavor, but for baking it has another advantage as well: baked goods made with honey take longer to get stale.

November 19, 2004

 

Science Hero: Jules Verne

Learn about science hero, Jules Verne, on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

A Brief History of Eyeglasses

Learn about the coming of eyeglasses on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Big Fido Is Watching You

That’s when you have a tiny, encased computer chip inserted under the skin of your dog or cat. Why?All sorts of information can be encoded on the chip, from the name of the animal’s owner–useful in case the animal gets lost–to information about its medical history a vet might need.

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