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December 7, 2005


hibernating bats hanging from a tree

It’s a Bat’s Life

Who wants real bats in their house? Well, if bats could talk, they might say the feeling is mutual.

March 17, 2005


Get Older, Not Fatter

You graduate, get married, have kids, and around the age of 35 you’re no longer so young and so lean. What happened? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

July 19, 2004


Super Slow Weight Training

Are you lifting weights too fast? Learn the best ways to lift for the results you want on this Moment of Science.

July 14, 2004



All About Human Growth Hormone Or hGH

Have you ever heard about hGH, human growth hormone?

May 24, 2004


broccoli sprouts in a community garden

Cancer-fighting Foods and Vegetables

What foods help fight cancer? Learn about cruciferous vegetables and how they not only help lower your risk of cancer, but slow the growth of existing tumors.

September 27, 2003


The Parts of Metabolism

Today’s Moment of Science unravels the parts of metabolism. But first, what is metabolism really? Statements like “he can eat a lot because he has a fast metabolism” are somewhat misleading. Metabolism isn’t about the digestion of food in your stomach; it’s the name given to all of the chemical changes that occur in an […]

September 27, 2003


Fevers and Fluids

When you have a cold or flu, the doctor (or Dr. Mom) may tell you to drink lots of fluids. But did they ever explain why you need to guzzle all that water and juice?The extra fluid helps prevent dehydration, which can make you feel even worse, and make it harder to get well.

September 27, 2003


A Healthy Famine?

Suppose you could live a longer, healthier life if you were willing to eat about half what you normally do and spend every day feeling cold and hungry?

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