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December 3, 2008

 

Malnourished African child

The Bloated Look of the Starving

The stomachs of children who are dying appear ridiculously swollen, as if from over-eating. Is there a connection?

June 15, 2008

 

Electric Beater

Why Milk Won’t Whip

Have you ever asked yourself how does a electric beater work or simply you have never really thought about it but you are know? Tune in and get the answers.

December 12, 2007

 

Big scar down head

Growing Hair on Scars

Got scars? As you've no doubt noticed, scar tissue is distinct from normal skin. It's more taut, and it's hairless. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

November 29, 2007

 

Filled beer mug

Foamy Beer Heads

Have you ever poured a beer into a glass, and had to wait for the foam to go down before you could drink it? Well next time, stick your finger in it.

July 17, 2007

 

Arnold Schwarzenegger bench pressing

Super Men (and Women)

We all know Kobe Bryant is an NBA superstar, but ten years from now you might see players that will make Kobe look like a junior varsity bench warmer.

March 21, 2006

 

a hirtella plant stem and leaves

Trap-building Ants

Many studies are done on ant behavior, but these amazing Amazonian ants are especially tricky.

July 29, 2005

 

Edible Flowers

Did you know Flowers are, in fact, edible? Tulips, lilacs, pansies and roses are all edible, just to name a few. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

June 23, 2005

 

Split Ends

Split ends are a common enough hair complaint, but do you know what precisely is splitting, and how, and why? In order to answer these questions and more, a quick hair anatomy lesson. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

June 2, 2005

 

Spelt

Have you ever come across spelt in the grocery store? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

February 24, 2005

 

Pumped Up and Up and Up

Scientists have been experimenting with ways to tackle problems like the muscle loss that occurs with aging. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

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