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December 1, 2010

 

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Plants Are Great At Defending Themselves Against Natural Enemies

Plants are using wonderful and intriguing ways to defend themselves against predators.

September 7, 2010

 

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Can Dads Experience Postpartum Depression?

We often hear about woman experiencing postpartum depression but did you know that men can experience it too?

November 13, 2008

 

Shade-vs-Sun light

Shade Avoidance Syndrome (SAS)

Have you ever seen some shaded plants grow tall and spindly very fast, while ones in sunlight are shorter and thicker? Well there is an answer...

September 23, 2006

 

twin baby girls in crib

Growth Hormones and Twins

Did you know that the rate of twin births in the United States increased by 32% between the years of 1992 and 2001?

September 23, 2006

 

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Sleep Less, Weigh More

America is obsessed with diets, but sometimes gaining weight is more complex than calories in versus calories burned.

May 22, 2006

 

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A Bug’s Gotta Have Heart

Do insects even have hearts? Sure they do, but their hearts are somewhat different from human hearts.

September 8, 2005

 

Filling Up After Dark

Do you often find that you have no appetite for breakfast?If so, might your lack of hunger be caused by the fact that you eat over fifty percent of your daily calories after dinner? Finally, do you regularly wake up at least once a night to raid the kitchen for high-carb snacks? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

June 3, 2005

 

Stress and Immunity

Have you heard that stress can reduce your immune defenses and make you sick? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

March 31, 2005

 

Humming Fish

Have you heard of humming fish? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

October 21, 2004

 

Soy and Prostate

Learn about yet another benefit to eating soy, on this Moment of Science.

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