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May 23, 2014

 

Extreme close-up of taste buds on someone's tongue

Age, Taste And Smell

As we age, out food tends to taste less flavorful. What's up with this?

September 25, 2010

 

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Neuron Marching Band

The circulatory system isn't the only part of the body that keeps a beat. The brain needs rhythm too!

September 21, 2010

 

orangutan hanging out

Orangutan Charades: How Orangutans Communicate

Raspberries, kiss squeaks, and grumphs are all noises made by orangutans. Learn how orangutans communicate and use gestures.

January 6, 2004

 

The Fermi Paradox

Are there really alien civilizations out there that we don't know about? Find out on this Moment of Science: "The Fermi Paradox".

October 1, 2003

 

E. T. Phoned. Now What?

E. T. phoned. Now what? Learn about the earth's response to alien contact on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Ghrelin

This might be why so many people gain the weight back after dieting. With higher levels of ghrelin in their blood, they wind up even hungrier than they were before, even when they stop dieting. Currently, drug companies are looking for safe ways to decrease the amount of gherlin in the blood.

September 27, 2003

 

Jamming A Moment of Science

Now and then you hear about radio frequencies being jammed. In this Moment of Science, we’ll discuss how this occurs.

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