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January 25, 2017

 

Close-up shot of an orangutan

Wild Science: Orangutans

Wild Science visits the Indianapolis Zoo, where staff explain the intelligence and behavior of orangutans, and how their species is being threatened by humans.

July 11, 2016

 

Electron microscope image of the bacteria (bordetella pertussis) responsible for pertussis (whooping cough).

Recounting Our Bacteria: Fewer than We Thought

Some sources have claimed that 90% of our cells are non‑human. But is that truly accurate? Cal Tech believes that estimate might be way off.

April 20, 2004

 

terminator

The Uncanny Valley And Non-Human Expression

How come robots that appear too life-like are disturbing?

February 13, 2004

 

The Human Body

Learn some fun and interesting facts about the human body on this Moment of Science.

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