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June 27, 2006

 

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Do Animals Laugh?

If you have a dog, you may have noticed that sometimes it seems to be smiling. Of course, we know that dogs don't really smile, right?

May 23, 2006

 

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How Hunger Affects Taste

You know how they say you should never go grocery shopping when you're hungry?

September 8, 2005

 

Brain in Love

Here’s an idea you may not expect: Love is as basic as our needs for food and water. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

February 23, 2004

 

Mona Lisa’s Mysterious Smile–Now You See It, Now You Don’t

What's the deal with Mona Lisa's smile? Find out on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Get It?

Did you ever wonder what occurs inside your body when something funny happens? What is this thing we have in our brains that makes us say “ha-ha” when someone slips on a banana? One way to find out is to watch the brain laugh. That’s what Dartmouth neuroscientist William Kelley did. He and his team […]

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