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October 24, 2011

 

Stegoceras

Why Did The Stegoceras Dinosaur Have A Domed Head?

At six feet in length, this two legged plant eater was about the size of a large dog with a strange domed head.

October 9, 2011

 

Trepanned Skull

Head Like A Hole

People have been boring holes in each other's heads for millenia. What on earth for?

October 26, 2010

 

An xray of a person's mouth

The Evolution And Science Behind Wisdom Teeth

Why do humans have wisdom teeth? What is so wise about them?

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.

September 27, 2003

 

Was It a Boy or a Girl?

The human skeleton offers great insight into a person’s life. It will show the signs of disease, malnutrition, and injuries, as well as aging and sex. Experts can identify a skeleton’s sex by looking at two key areas: the skull and the pelvis.

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