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July 16, 2013

 

assorted insects on a white board

A World Without Insects

A world without them might not be as nice as we might think...

February 2, 2005

 

What’s for Lunch? Potassium

Need more potassium in your diet? Find out where to get it on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Living in an Ice Age

During the current ice age glaciers have advanced and retreated over twenty times. We’re living during one of the warmer periods when the glaciers have retreated.

September 27, 2003

 

Curds and whey in a pan

Miss Muffet And Her Curds And Whey

"Little Miss Muffet, sat on her tuffet, eating her curds and whey..." Have you ever eaten curds and whey?

September 27, 2003

 

To Nap, or Not to Nap

Researchers agree that optimum napping time is between fifteen minutes and two hours. During a nap that’s shorter than fifteen minutes, you never enter the most restful phase of sleep. But if you sleep for over two hours, you might not be able to fall asleep when you turn in for the night.

September 27, 2003

 

Down the Wrong Tube

A few things happen as you swallow. The back section of the roof of your mouth, also called the soft pallet, closes off the nasal passages so that food doesn’t go up into the nose.

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