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July 24, 2015


snails coupling

Snail Love Darts 

Garden snails, which are hermaphrodites, hurl love darts at their partners to impregnate them.

November 12, 2014


nose smelling flower

Healing Skin Through Smell

Your schnoz may hold senior status in olfactory matters, but other parts of your body, like skin cells, can make scents of things on their own.

June 13, 2014


A microscopic worm sits next to a microscopic egg.

Run For Your Lives, Roundworms!

Roundworms don't actually need to mate to reproduce. When they do mate, though, the consequences can be deadly.

April 6, 2012


asian clam on beach

Attack Of The Clams

If you think the Clones on Star Wars were a threat, just wait until you hear about Asian clams.

March 2, 2011


unisex bathroom sign

How To Define “Male” And “Female”

Sure, there are physical differences but outside of mammals, the terms "male" and "female" take on different meanings.

October 20, 2010


Parrot fish making a "kissy face"

Fish That Change Sex?

Did you know that there are fish out there that can change sex?

May 21, 2007


Cute baby

The Male Fertility Clock

Medically speaking, it's generally known that when it comes to being pregnant and giving birth, younger is better. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

April 11, 2006



Waiting for a Boy

According to a study, the longer it takes a woman to get pregnant, the greater her chances of having a boy.

April 22, 2004


Overfishing Whales and the Environment

Are whales ruining our environment? Find out on this Moment of Science.

February 13, 2004


The Human Body

Learn some fun and interesting facts about the human body on this Moment of Science.

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