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January 20, 2010

 

A power plant in the distance.

Alternative Energy? Bugs And Biofuel

Scientists may soon find another replacement for gas made from oil. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

January 18, 2010

 

A herd of Sheep.

Sheep With Personality

So how do scientists measure the success of an animal's success? Find out on this Moment of Science.

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.

September 25, 2009

 

A huanted cemetary in Connecticut.

Bringing The Dead Back To Life?

Recently, scientists were able to revitalize a bacteria that's been dead for over 120,000 years! Are humans next?

September 4, 2009

 

Two baby mockingbirds in nest

Do Birds Recognize Humans?

How dumb, or smart, are birds? The answer just may surprise you. Learn about mockingbirds on this Moment of Science.

September 3, 2009

 

Open Palm in black and white

Palm Reading Scientists

Is there really any truth to palm reading? Learn about dermatoglyphics on this Moment of Science.

August 17, 2009

 

Dancing parrot at festival

Dancing Birds Get Funky With Rhythm

Want to improve your groove when it comes to the Funky Chicken or the Electric Slide? Maybe you could take a lesson from the birds.

July 24, 2009

 

Thinking Man

Losing Your Mind…Or Not: Reversible Dementia

In recent years, scientists have seen more and more cases where memory loss isn't just a natural consequence of aging. Sometimes it's caused by other factors.

May 27, 2009

 

Bees swarming around hive

Rodents, Bees, and Elephants

You've probably heard that elephants are afraid of small rodent like mice and rats. But is there really any truth in this? Find out on A Moment of Science.

May 20, 2009

 

Close up of cricket

Big-headed Males are Better Fighters

Are big-headed males really better fighters? Find out on this Moment of Science.

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