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February 14, 2014

 

A tabby cat walking through a yard

Humpty Dumpty Wasn’t A Cat

You may have seen a cat fall from a tree or high rooftop. Ever wonder how felines can survive such great falls?

October 6, 2011

 

The number 86 in tile format in a subway station in New Yorl City

Number Magic

Here's a number puzzle that's bound to make your friends think you are either a mind reader or a magician.

August 6, 2009

 

Man holding a sleeping baby

Do Babies Gain Weight While Sleeping?

A baby's weight doesn't really change when they fall asleep, so why does the limp, floppy weight of a sleeping baby seem greater than it actually is?

January 2, 2006

 

Grounded, with Wings

How's it feel to be grounded with wings? Find out on this Moment of Science.

December 2, 2005

 

The Reappearing Hand

A surprising phenomenon sometimes occurs to people who have lost a hand. Soon after the hand is lost, they report that they can feel it again, this time when something touches the side of their face. A neurologist can lightly touch different areas on the cheek, for example, and the person will say it feels as if two spots were being touched simultaneously. One on their face, and one on their missing hand. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

December 16, 2004

 

Parallax

You may have heard of parallax, but what is it? Find out on this Moment of Science.

May 24, 2004

 

Motional Induction 2

Ever heard of motional induction? Learn about it on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Unexpected Baby Skills

What do 6 month olds do better than 9 month olds? Find out on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

The Happy Couple

In a recent study, researchers found that people in good marriages lead healthier lives. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Ancient Goodies

Ancient Goodies on today’s Moment of Science; Chocoholics might just not be a modern phenomenon.

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