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July 11, 2013

 

Three tomatoes hanging in a garden.

The Great Tomato Debate

On this Moment of Science, find the truth about tomatoes. Fruit or veggie?

October 25, 2012

 

lake vostok

Lake Vostok: The Latest Updates

Because of the tremendous pressure, over three times that of the normal atmosphere, the lake's water remains liquid at about twenty seven degrees.

October 15, 2012

 

Calypso Orchid

Calypso Orchid: Pollination By Deception

The calypso orchid is one of the most eye catching little flowers you'll see on forest floors across the Northern United States, Canada, and Europe.

May 26, 2011

 

Man holding tissue to his nose

How Plant Communication And Your Allergies Are Related

Why does pollen from plants make your nose run? The answer involves protein and communication.

November 6, 2009

 

honey

Why Honey Turns Hard

Ever wonder why your favorite jar of honey turns hard?

June 4, 2007

 

ant crawling on fern plant

The Mystery of the Fern’s Nectar

For a plant, nectar is something like a political campaign contribution. "The Mystery of the Fern's Nectar" on this Moment of Science.

November 21, 2006

 

a macro image of a bee's head

Solitary Bees

Not all bees serve under a queen. In fact, most don't even live in colonies!

April 25, 2005

 

How a Bee Colony Develops

How does a bee colony develop? It all begins with the queen. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 2, 2004

 

Carnivorous Bees

Where in the world are there bees that couldn't care less about flowers, but sure love to sink their mouths into dead animal carcasses?

September 27, 2003

 

Hay-choo!

So you think goldenrod causes hay fever? Find out the truth about hay fever on today's Moment of Science.

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