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October 2, 2009

 

A ball of pulped paper in a green bowl.

How To Make Paper In Your Own Kitchen

Paper is an indispensable part of modern life. In fact, each American uses about 600 pounds of paper every year. Where does all this paper come from?

September 15, 2009

 

Wind turbine farm in the evening

Tapping The Jet Stream: A New Energy Source?

Could jet streams be a new energy source to power the world's electricity? Find out on this Moment of Science.

August 18, 2009

 

Coal Power Plant

Energy Alternatives: Solar Power, Biofuels, and… Coal?

Could coal, a carbon-rich fuel, be the key to fixing America's rising gas prices?

March 2, 2009

 

Baby ultrasound

Hearing a Shape

Ultrasound uses high frequency sound waves to create pictures of what is going on in our body.

November 6, 2008

 

Woman on Exercise Machine

High Tech Sports Equipment

Today's athletes are constantly breaking the limits of what was once possible. Today we'll learn how high performance athletes get a boost from high technology.

November 27, 2007

 

Desalination water pipe

Desalting Water, the Green Way

Some people depend on turning salty ocean water into fresh water, a process called desalination. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

November 8, 2007

 

Turkey farm

Turkey Power

Turkey isn't just what's for dinner anymore. Waste from the feathered holiday creature can now be transformed into other kinds of energy.

August 7, 2007

 

A colorful carbon 60: Buckminster Fullerene

Germ Kill Clothing: Nanotech Couture

What does nanotechnology mean, and is it something that's already being used today? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

May 24, 2007

 

Computer lab in Japan

Computer Trash

Your hard drive is getting full, so you delete a few photos, some word documents, and then empty the recycle bin. They're gone now, right?

April 16, 2007

 

aligned carbon nanotubes

Pollution at a Very Small Scale

Could we be rushing into this new technology, without thinking of it's effects on our environment?

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