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December 9, 2014


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When Wine Turns to Vinegar

Regardless of how old or pricey, good wine goes bad without quality corking and storage.

November 27, 2014


hands pushed against glass window in an attempt to escape

Fear of Suffocation

Don't worry, there's plenty of air to go around, even in tight spaces.

November 17, 2014


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Questioning Antioxidants

Despite being touted for their health benefits, antioxidant supplements might do little more for you than snake oil.

June 26, 2014


Microscope image of a phytoplankton

Phytoplankton, The Ocean’s Carbon-Grubbing Skin

Plankton aren't just the foundation of the ocean's food chain; they're also really important for getting carbon dioxide out of the air.

March 7, 2014


Trilobite fossil

A Change In The Air

Most of us take our oxygen-rich atmosphere for granted. Once upon a time, though, Earth's air was very different.

December 23, 2013


False color image of the Sun's corona

Sun, Water And Clean Fuel

Scientists and University of Colorado, Boulder may have come up with a way to make hydrogen fuel cleaner.

September 24, 2013


toddler smiling at the camera

Heart Rate: What A Baby’s Heart Rate Should Be

How do you think a baby's heart rate compares to adults?

July 5, 2013


Humpback Whale

The Evolution Of Diving In Mammals And Myoglobin

The protein myoglobin provides new clues to the evolution of diving in mammals.

May 16, 2013


Mount Everest across landscape

Air Pressure On Everest

Planning on climbing Mount Everest? You might want to plan to be gasping for air. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

May 2, 2013


Tree branches at night

Sleeping With Plants

Can sleeping in a room full of plants can be dangerous? A common myth states that, at night, plants compete with people for oxygen!

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