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June 4, 2013


Increased UV exposure triggers melanin production, resulting in more freckles. - Photo: Paulina Spencer (Flickr)

Sunkissed: Why Do We Have More Freckles During The Summer?

Ever wonder why our freckles seem to multiply with the advent of warmer weather and longer days?

August 22, 2012


a lily on the water at night

The Nightlife Of Plants

A plant's nightlife may not include dining and dancing, but it does play an important role in its flowering season.

July 23, 2010



Breezy Summer Beaches

Ever wonder why it is breezy at the beach in summer?

August 14, 2009


Bush-cricket on leaf

How To Calculate The Temperature With The Chirp Of A Cricket

Ever been camping and wondered what the temperature was? Here's a way to find out! All you need is wrist watch, your ears, and a little patience.

June 11, 2009


Lava flow

Deep Heat

If you've been to a cave, you might think that it's cold underground. Nothing could be further from the truth. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

July 10, 2007


Tree surrounded car port

Wet Floors in Dry Weather

Open air car ports with cement floors covered by a roof but with walls on only two sides might sometimes be damp even if it hadn't rained for a long time.

September 16, 2004


Summer Breeze, Makes Me Feel Fine

Why is it always breezy at the beach? Find out on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003


Which Pole Is Colder?

Ever wonder which Pole is colder? Find out on this Moment of Science.

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