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July 23, 2015


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Can You Choke a Fly?

Stick with the fly traps or can't choke out these pesky pilots.

April 2, 2015



One-Way Breathing: Not Just For Birds Anymore

Birds and many reptiles evolved a specialized way of breathing—one-way air flow.

March 24, 2005


Speaking with Tongues

Studying the way parrots vocalize can help scientists better understand the way humans vocalize. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

January 30, 2004


Too Cold to Exercise?

Could your lungs actually freeze from breathing too hard in the frigid cold? Find out on this Moment of Science.

October 30, 2003


Can You Choke a Fly?

Can you choke a fly? Find out on this Moment of Science.

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