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February 13, 2004


The Human Body

Learn some fun and interesting facts about the human body on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003


Which Hurts More, Horseflies or Mosquitoes?

The difference in pain is due to the way each insect obtains blood. Mosquitoes have mouth parts that are highly modified for piercing; they have a sharp proboscis, a prominent tube-like part that extends from their head and houses organs known as stylets which work like hypodermic needles to penetrate the skin and suck up your blood.

September 27, 2003


Evolutionary Psychics

After all, for the basic body plan to change, not only do you need a random genetic mutation that results in a sixth finger, but that mutation must also provide an evolutionary advantage when it comes to reproduction.

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