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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.

March 3, 2005

 

A Wrinkle Eraser, and More

We humans are vain. It’s true. What other species watches its weight or worries about aging? 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.

April 8, 2004

 

The Strength of Spinach?

Contrary to what you might think, Popeye the Sailorman had it all wrong. Learn about spinach on this Moment of Science.

January 30, 2004

 

Too Cold to Exercise?

Could your lungs actually freeze from breathing too hard in the frigid cold? Find out on this Moment of Science.

November 13, 2003

 

Amazing Crabs

Learn about the differences between soft-shelled and hard-shelled crabs on this Moment of Science.

October 28, 2003

 

All Muscles Are Not Created Equal

Ever wondered if Olympic athletes are trully gifted genetically? Or does all their success come purely from hard work?

September 27, 2003

 

Worms and Old People

What do worms and old people have in common? Find out on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Double Joints

Can you bend your thumb backwards until it touches your wrist? If you join your hands behind your back, can you lift them over your head without letting go? If you can, you might be what some people call “double-jointed.” But, A Moment of Science wonders, how could anyone have double joints?

September 27, 2003

 

Can the Dead Move?

The chemicals that cause this reaction are stored in our nerve endings, and when we die, they’re gradually released.

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