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October 20, 2016


A blue background. A woman in the center of the photograph. Most of her is obscured because of a yellow-orange glow caused by a light leakage.


If you look at a bright lamp and then close your eyes, why can you still see the light?

August 12, 2016


Computer model of an estrogen receptor protein

Male Lactation: Fact or Fiction?

Male lactation: Fact of fiction? That's the question on today's Moment of Science.

July 31, 2012


little hand grasping big hand in black and white

What Are Reflexes?

Most reflexes do not involve the brain; they are fast, involuntary responses that travel over what is known as a reflex arc.

September 24, 2009


A red barn door

Spoonerism: “Darn Boor”

What spoonerisms tell us about peech satterns, or rather, speech patterns on this Moment of Science.

June 3, 2005


The Jalapeno Blues

How can something that’s not hot in temperature produce the same reactions as something that is hot? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003


Is It Brain Death or a Coma?

On this Moment of Science, we discuss the difference between brain death and a coma.

September 27, 2003


Exotic fish swim around a coral reef

Do Fish Have Memories?

Do fish actually have a working memory? Recent experiments show that fish can in fact remember things for several days.

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