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October 1, 2014

 

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Green Potatoes

Greens are highly nutritious, and so are potato skins. But when it comes to green potato skins, stay away!

March 3, 2014

 

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Why Do We Sleep?

We do it every night, but science still isn't sure exactly why we sleep.

March 24, 2011

 

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Clams Are Great Pollution Detectors

Can you imagine that the lowly clam would take on a role as water based pollution detector?

November 24, 2009

 

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Fragrant And Toxic

New research suggests that burning a candle may be toxic.

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?

July 16, 2006

 

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Wild Salmon or Farm-raised?

Perhaps the most consequential choice you make when you purchase fish is whether you choose farm-raised or wild. Is there a difference? You bet there is.

November 19, 2004

 

Pump You Up, Break You Down

How do steroids work, and what makes them so dangerous? Find out on this Moment of Science.

May 24, 2004

 

Bombardier Beetle

Learn about one of Africa's most dangerous bug. "The Bombardier Beetle" on this Moment of Science.

May 10, 2004

 

Toxin-loving Trees

Learn about the new weapon researchers are using to fight toxic waste. "Toxin-loving Trees" on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Stinging Caterpillars

Everyone knows that bees and wasps, and even some ants, can sting; but how much do you know about stinging caterpillars?

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