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March 5, 2013

 

two ferrets next to each other

Ferret Sneezes And The H5N1 Virus

Scientists manipulated the H5N1 virus, and found that, with just a few genetic mutations, it could be passed from one ferret to another through a sneeze.

January 5, 2010

 

A strand of DNA.

The 3D Genome… Unraveling DNA

If you could unravel DNA from a single cell, it would be about six feet long! So how exactly does it fit inside the nucleus? Find out on this Moment of Science.

December 4, 2008

 

Students learning surgical techniques

Biobanking

Have you ever wondered where medical scientists get tissue samples for their research?

January 27, 2005

 

Men’s and Women’s Brains are From Mars and Venus, Respectively

Is there really a difference between men's and women's brains?

September 16, 2004

 

Fish Blind Dates

There are plenty of examples in nature of females being attracted to the biggest males. Learn about the Atlantic Mollies on this Moment of Science.

July 19, 2004

 

Fencing in Bacteria

What do you do when infected with Pseudomonas aeruginosa? You'll want to know! Find out on this Moment of Science.

December 29, 2003

 

Matching Tempos

Do we match our speed of talking to those around us? Find out on this Moment of Science: "Matching Tempos".

September 27, 2003

 

Plants in Motion

Have you ever noticed that plants seem to move? Just the other day it seemed as though the plant on my desk was moving. When I came in early that morning, its leaves were tilted downwards, and later they were tilted up.

September 27, 2003

 

Butterflies and Their Magnetic Compasses

Millions of monarch butterflies fly southwest from eastern Canada and the United States down to Mexico each autumn; then millions more fly back to the northeast in the spring.The one-way trip is as long as 2500 miles for some of these creatures.

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