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September 27, 2003

 

Why Lips Go Dry

Today, on A Moment of Science, why lips go dry. Let’s start by reviewing the ways in which the surface of our lips is different from the surface of the skin on the rest of our bodies. Basically, our lips are made of the same mucus membrane that coats the inside of our mouths. This […]

September 27, 2003

 

Pig stands in mud.

Pigs ‘N Truffles -The Seductive Appeal Of Chocolate

Truffles are a French culinary delicacy and a fungus that grows deep in the ground. Has it ever occurred to you how odd it is that we use pigs to find them?

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