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December 2, 2004

 

Fried Candy Bars

Learn about the magic of making fried candy bars, 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?

August 31, 2004

 

Glow-in-the-dark Butterfly Eyes

It sounds like something from science fiction: glow-in-the-dark butterfly eyes. Learn about them on this Moment of Science.

August 12, 2004

 

Crime Scene Investigation

For those of you who watch a lot of crime shows, this segment is for you. "Crime Scene Investigation" on this Moment of Science.

February 16, 2004

 

Silkworms and Skin Grafts

Learn about animal genetic modification and the benefits it provides for humans on this Moment of Science.

December 2, 2003

 

Male Zeus Bugs Get a Free Ride

Male Zeus bugs get a free ride, literally! Learn about the male-female relationship of the Zeus bug on this Moment of Science.

October 30, 2003

 

How Many Calories are in Your Lunch?

Ever wonder how they determine how many calories are in food?

September 27, 2003

 

Tryptophan

Ever wonder why you become sleepy after a big meal? Find out on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

The Parts of Metabolism

Today’s Moment of Science unravels the parts of metabolism. But first, what is metabolism really? Statements like “he can eat a lot because he has a fast metabolism” are somewhat misleading. Metabolism isn’t about the digestion of food in your stomach; it’s the name given to all of the chemical changes that occur in an [...]

September 27, 2003

 

Growing Plants Indoors

Having trouble keeping your indoor plants alive? Well you may not have the right type of plant that is suitable for indoor life. If you don’t have much light in your home or office, the best kind of plant is one that comes from a habitat where there isn’t much sunlight, and where temperatures are high and pretty constant throughout the year.

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