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October 7, 2003

 

Elvis in a Burrito

Was Elvis really in a burrito? Was Princess Di found in a cookie? Find out on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Keeping Sunflowers in the Dark

Surprisingly, even though there is no light to catch, the sunflower will continue to bend every day just as it did when it was outside. This is a classic example of what scientists call a circadian rhythm — it’s a daily cycle of behavior that is internal to the organism, rather than being solely triggered by the environment.

September 27, 2003

 

Ride the Sperm Train

The female wood mouse has multiple mates, so the sperm of this wood mouse may be competing with sperm from other males.

September 27, 2003

 

The Parts of Metabolism

Today’s Moment of Science unravels the parts of metabolism. But first, what is metabolism really? Statements like “he can eat a lot because he has a fast metabolism” are somewhat misleading. Metabolism isn’t about the digestion of food in your stomach; it’s the name given to all of the chemical changes that occur in an [...]

September 27, 2003

 

Salmon and Riparian Vegetation

Learn about the love-relationship between salmon and riparian vegetation on this Moment of Science.

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