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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

 

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.

September 27, 2003

 

Green Potatoes

The nutritious skin is where a lot of the vitamins are. Important nutrients such as fiber, calcium, iron, and vitamin C are found in the skin. However, you probably didn’t know that potato skins contain poison.

September 27, 2003

 

Those Autumn Reds Are Really Sunscreen?

Do red, fall leaves act as a sunscreen? Find out on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Bacteria that Fight Tooth Decay

Most tooth decay is caused by a strain of bacteria called Streptococcus mutans. It consumes sugar on the surface of the teeth and converts it into lactic acid, which is what eats away tooth enamel, causing decay.

September 27, 2003

 

Killing Mussel Pests with Radio Waves

We hear a lot about insect pests, but have you ever heard about the zebra mussel and what it can do to power plants? Find out on today's Moment of Science.

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