Give Now

A Moment of Science

Posts tagged scales

December 30, 2016

 

A close-up photo on feathers going many different directions

The Link Between Fur, Feather And Scales

Embryonic studies can reveal the similarities between animals that seem very different.

December 14, 2016

 

A close up image of a Red Panda's face. It shows the different textured fur on its face, as well as its whiskers.

Hair, Fur, Quills, And Scales

The main difference between hair and fur is where it grows, not what it's made of.

June 8, 2015

 

butterfly on flower

Butterfly Wings

Wings elevate butterflies from creepy, crawly status to majestic heights.

December 13, 2004

 

Smallest Fish

What is the smallest fish? Find out on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Gorgons. For Real

Paleontologists in South Africa recently discovered the first complete skeleton of a pre-dinosaur creature called Gorgonopsid, or "Gorgon" for short.

Stay Connected

What is RSS? RSS makes it possible to subscribe to a website's updates instead of visiting it by delivering new posts to your RSS reader automatically. Choose to receive some or all of the updates from A Moment of Science:

Support for Indiana Public Media Comes From

About A Moment of Science

Search A Moment of Science