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August 14, 2014

 

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Social Media and Science

Scientists mine the Twittersphere to understand happiness trends.

January 1, 2014

 

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Beyond The Scientific Method

Contrary to what you've learned in school, there's more to science than the "scientific method."

October 5, 2012

 

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Why Does My Body Want To Snack?

French researchers recently found that a certain type of snacking is harder on your waistline.

December 8, 2010

 

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NASA Discovers New Life Form

A new discovery suggests that living organisms may exist in places that scientists never before dreamed possible.

December 5, 2010

 

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7 Gifts for the Nerd in Your Life

Having trouble finding the perfectly geeky gift? A Moment of Science is here to help.

November 30, 2010

 

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Teen Drug Use: More Prescriptions, More Abuse?

Prescriptions are increasing drastically for adolescents and young adults in the US. What problems might this trend be causing?

November 29, 2010

 

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How Much Radiation Are You Exposed To When You Fly?

You are exposed to relatively high doses of radiation from the time you go through security to the moment your plane lands.

November 28, 2010

 

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Do Canned Goods Have Health Risks?

'Tis the season for giving, which often includes plenty of holiday food drives. But beware. Studies show that canned foods may contain harmful chemicals.

November 24, 2010

 

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Eat, Exercise and Be Merry

Writing down what you are thankful for may give you that extra boost you need to hit the gym.

November 22, 2010

 

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Cranberries: Pack a Punch of Antioxidants

Here is one item on the Thanksgiving menu that you can indulge in guilt-free!

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