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November 19, 2004


Black Tongues and Stomach Aches

It's always important to read the medicine bottle before taking the pill. Find out why on this Moment of Science.

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?

September 27, 2003


Something’s Rotten at AMOS

Many of us have heard that if you soak a tooth in soda for a few days it will begin to soften. Well, it isn’t true, but it doesn’t mean you can drink all the soda you want without it causing tooth problems. While soda contains citric and phosphoric acids, so do plenty of other foods and beverages.

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 […]

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