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June 19, 2009


Microscopic view of pollen

Biodiversity: It’s Good for Your Health!

We hear a lot about the importance of biodiversity these days--but just what is biodiversity and why is it so important? Find out on this Moment of Science.

March 20, 2007


tractor driving over a landfill

Bioreactor Landfill

Landfills contain lots and LOTS of waste. Is there a safe way to speed up decomposition?

November 19, 2004


A Fresh Breath of Methane

"A Fresh Breath of Methane" on this Moment of Science.

October 15, 2004


Life Traces in Lava

Do you ever stop to think about how all living things are ultimately related? "Life Traces in Lava" on this Moment of Science.

September 23, 2004


Calling Dr. Darwin

Is a fever always bad? Find out on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003


Drugs in Our Waters

Household drugs like painkillers, antibiotics and hormones enter the water system in many ways. For example, some animal feeds contain antibiotics and might flood into rivers with run-off, while other antibiotics are flushed or dumped down sinks and toilets in homes.

September 27, 2003


Duct Tape and Warts

Have you ever used duct tape to tape a duct? Do you even know what a duct is? Maybe not. But you definitely know what duct tape is, and you’ve probably used it to fix everything from glasses to flashlights. Now, thanks to one study, we can officially add to the already long list of […]

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