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January 18, 2012

 

Chest X-ray

How To Create A Superbug

When the drugs we use to heal us create unintended monsters.

August 11, 2005

 

Sensing Tsunamis

The deep sea earthquake and resulting Tsunami that killed hundreds of thousands of people in 2004 was a natural disaster of epic proportions. There’s no way it could have been avoided, the tectonic plates that caused the quake had simply reached their breaking point. However, people living in India and Sri Lanka could have been alerted before the tsunami hit their communities. Sadly, there were no adequate warning systems in place. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

July 7, 2005

 

Earth on the Move

Hundreds of millions of years ago the continents were joined together in a super-continent that scientists call Pangaea. It means “all lands” in Greek. It stretched all the way from the North to the South Pole, but that’s not the way the earth looks now, obviously. What happened? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Cotton that Defends Itself

It may sound like science fiction, but a certain kind of plant has been engineered to grow its own pesticide. Find out which plant on this Moment of Science.

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