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January 25, 2013


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The Science Of Acne

Most people endure acne at some point, and can't wait to be rid of the combination of whiteheads, blackheads, pimples, and pustules.

May 28, 2012


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Toxic Tar Balls And The Chumash People

Did toxic tar balls cause the health problems associated with the Chumash people?

November 25, 2011



Bacteria Have A Sweet Tooth For Ethanol

It seems that bacteria can have a sweet tooth for many types of fuel. Scientists have to remain vigilant to protect pipelines from erosion.

May 24, 2011


cleaning a bathroom

Why Soap And Hard Water Don’t Mix

Have you had to scrub your bathtub to get rid of soap scum? Learn why soap doesn't dissolve in your water.

May 23, 2011


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Soap’s Magic Ingredient

Soap has a magic ingredient that helps clean clothes and dishes.

April 5, 2011


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Make Your Own Lava Lamp!

This easy-to-do experiment is a great way to learn about density.

December 23, 2010


Oil spill on the ground

Why Should You Change Your Car’s Oil?

It can be a pain but changing your car's oil is very important!

December 7, 2010


Public Washers and Dryers

How Do Dryer Sheets Work?

Yes, we have the answer! How do those dryer sheets work in the dryer?

September 20, 2010


Middle East desert with oil rig

Why Does The Middle East Have Such An Abundance Of Fossil Fuels?

Why is the Middle East the place to find oil?

February 16, 2010



Have We Run Out Of Oil? Geologists Investigate Oil Production

You may have heard we are running out of oil... is this true?

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