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July 8, 2015

 

penguin eating fish

Tasteless Penguins  

Due to cold temperatures, penguins have lost the majority of their taste receptors.

May 27, 2015

 

cow

Cold Nose Cows  

You can measure a cow's mood by the temperature of its nose!

May 26, 2015

 

Antarctica glacier

Which Pole is Colder?

Just when you thought it couldn't get any colder...

January 13, 2015

 

fly swatter

How High Does a Fly Fly?

Flies will travel upwards of 6,000 feet to ensure maximum annoyance.

June 19, 2014

 

A school of fish

Climate Change Also Threatens Fish

Climate change isn't just bad for us land animals. It's bad for sea creatures as well.

April 2, 2014

 

A wild turkey by the road

Timers Are Popping Up All Over

We solve yet another kitchen mystery on this A Moment Of Science.

November 11, 2013

 

Close-up of a sink with hot and cold faucet handles.

The Magnificent Pompeii Worm

The Pompeii worm proves invincible to the world's harshest conditions.

July 30, 2013

 

snake on the jungle floor

Staying Warm

You probably already know that humans are warm-blooded, while creatures like snakes are cold-blooded. Scientists prefer the terms endothermic and ectothermic.

May 13, 2013

 

sleep

Time To Get Up!

How does the body know when to wake up? How does the body know when to fall asleep?

April 29, 2013

 

temperature measure

Anatomy Of A Fever

Your body works hard to raise its temperature, but in the meantime, you get the chills. Why?

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