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October 27, 2016

 

a collection of bananas, some with brown spots

When Good Bananas Go Bad

Have you ever wonder why bananas seem to go bad so quickly?

September 21, 2016

 

Blue fluorescent light sculpted into the shape of a human face

It’s Not Easy Being Blue

Turning blue in the face is easier said than done.

June 6, 2016

 

algae blooms

Dead Zones and Ocean Warming

Global warming is depleting oxygen in the water, creating and expanding "dead zones" toxic to sea life.

March 17, 2016

 

quilt

Making New Ozone

We can manufacture ozone molecules from oxygen, but not enough to patch up the ozone layer.

February 17, 2016

 

forest

Trees vs. Humans

Since the beginning of human civilization, Earth has lost half its trees.

September 3, 2015

 

hot air balloon

Full of Hot Air?   

It's a gas! Air consists of nitrogen and oxygen and lots of empty space.

July 23, 2015

 

fly, close-up

Can You Choke a Fly?

Stick with the fly traps or swatters...you can't choke out these pesky pilots.

June 24, 2015

 

sun reflected on water

From Sunlight to Liquid Fuel 

Scientists are engineering a method for turning solar energy into fuel.

April 2, 2015

 

ventillator

One-Way Breathing: Not Just For Birds Anymore

Birds and many reptiles evolved a specialized way of breathing—one-way air flow.

March 3, 2015

 

campfire

Surface Crackle

Here's a life hack that every camper should know: kindling.

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