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October 21, 2004


Dead Zones in the Ocean

Are there dead zones in the ocean? Find out on this Moment of Science.

September 2, 2004


Carnivorous Bees

Where in the world are there bees that couldn't care less about flowers, but sure love to sink their mouths into dead animal carcasses?

December 2, 2003


Variety in Diet

A boring diet might be a way to loose weight? "Variety in Diet" on this Moment of Science.

October 30, 2003


How Many Calories are in Your Lunch?

Ever wonder how they determine how many calories are in food?

September 27, 2003


Monoamniotic Twins

Fraternal is when two different eggs are fertilized by two separate sperm. And even though fraternal twins can look very much alike, on average they only share fifty percent of their genes, the same as any other siblings.

September 27, 2003


Genetically Modified Plants and Weeds

On this Moment of Science we talk about the complications of genetically modified plants and weeds.

September 27, 2003


Falling Leaves

Why can’t leaves change colors, stay on their trees, and change back to green again when spring comes?

September 27, 2003


Birds of a Feather

The answer is diet. Those species with the most elaborate plumage also have the most diverse and reliable diet: a variety of insects, and fruits rich in complex nutrients. With this reliable food supply, females can raise the hatchlings without help from the males.

September 27, 2003


Don’t Forget Your Vitamins

You’re probably wondering how that can be when vitamin pills are synthetic, and boiled spinach is all natural. Well, when it comes to vitamins, synthetic doesn’t mean inferior. Even pills touted as all-natural contain some synthetics–otherwise they’d be the size of golf balls.

September 27, 2003


Salmon and Riparian Vegetation

Learn about the love-relationship between salmon and riparian vegetation on this Moment of Science.

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