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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.

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.

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