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December 13, 2013

 

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Multitasking Frogs

So you want to impress a potential mate? According to the grey tree frog, multitasking is the key to sexual attraction.

February 25, 2011

 

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Sir Alexander Fleming, Penicillium, And The History Of Antibiotics

People have used moldy and fermented substances to treat wounds for over three thousand years. Learn about the history of antibiotics.

August 27, 2010

 

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27 Best Twitter Accounts For Science Lovers

Do you love Twitter? Well, @momentofscience compiled a list of top Twitter accounts all science lovers should follow. Who do you follow on Twitter?

August 12, 2009

 

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Want To Turn A Profit? Invest In Milkweed Crops

You may think milkweed is just a stubborn weed, but to some it's a valuable commodity.

January 12, 2006

 

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Nature May Sharpen Your Attention Span

Which environment do you think you would have the easiest time reading or studying in?

November 19, 2004

 

Science Hero: Jules Verne

Learn about science hero, Jules Verne, on this Moment of Science.

November 19, 2004

 

Ocean’s Most Wanted

They might seem innocent and lovely in your aquarium, but released into the wild, your plants and fish can knock aquatic ecosystems right out of balance.

August 31, 2004

 

Glow-in-the-dark Butterfly Eyes

It sounds like something from science fiction: glow-in-the-dark butterfly eyes. Learn about them on this Moment of Science.

May 24, 2004

 

Cyber-diversity

Computer scientists are investigating mimicking nature in an effort to make it harder to hack into computers and networks. Learn how on this Moment of Science.

January 29, 2004

 

Flutter Battle

How do male butterflies get their mate? Find out on this Moment of Science.

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