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May 12, 2009

 

Several dentistry tools on tray

Hypnotic Dentistry

Many of you are probably scared of going to the dentist. Here are some ways you can make the experience less frightening.

May 4, 2009

 

Mosquito sucking blood

Mosquito Love Buzz

Is there any sound more annoying than the whine of a mosquito?

April 29, 2009

 

Magnified chloroplast cells

Solar-powered Sea Slugs

Chloroplasts should not be able to work once they are removed from algal cells because those cells contain proteins that control their operation.

April 23, 2009

 

Magnified e. coli toxin

Molecular Toxin Removal

There could be a molecular solution to treating cholera---a disease that affects millions of people around the world.

April 21, 2009

 

Washing hands in sink

Hand Bacteria

Scientists at the University of Colorado found that women's hands, especially, are just teeming with all kinds of bacteria.

April 13, 2009

 

Meteor rock from space

Bombed from Space

As a meteor passes into Earth's atmosphere it experiences tremendous air resistance on its front end, but very little on its back end.

March 16, 2009

 

Two bottlenose dolphins posing

Dolphin Whistles

Dolphins have evolved to live in an aquatic environment, and like bats, they can use sonar to locate prey by emitting different frequencies of sounds.

July 31, 2007

 

Human brain replica

Reconnecting the Brain

How complex is the human brain, and how much can brain surgeons do to repair brain damage? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

February 10, 2005

 

Wise Owls

A wise old owl lived in an oak.The more he saw the less he spoke.The less he spoke the more he heard. Are owls really that wise? Find out on Moment of Science.

December 2, 2004

 

Green fungi growing on a tree

Fungi

Fungi: Plant, Animal, or Neither? The answer may surprise you.

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