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Posts tagged TV

October 31, 2012

 

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Why Are Kids So Sedentary?

I keep hearing about how something like one third of all American kids are either overweight or obese...

October 17, 2010

 

four kids sitting on the ground watching tv

TV: How Much Is Too Much For Kids?

A study finds the time spent staring at a screen could have a psychological impact on kids.

January 27, 2005

 

Science and the Media

Learn about the controversial role the media plays in the world of science.

January 13, 2005

 

Fat TV

Is TV having dangerous affects on the lives of young Americans? Find out on this Moment of Science.

October 15, 2004

 

Better Than Barney

What is better than Barney? Really? Learn about the Big Bang on this Moment of Science.

October 7, 2004

 

Kids These Days!

Are kids starting to pay less and less attention? Find out on this Moment of Science.

September 30, 2004

 

Another Reason To Turn Off The TV

A recent study suggests that the fast-paced, flickering images on televisions can harm kids' ability to relax and concentrate.

August 12, 2004

 

Crime Scene Investigation

For those of you who watch a lot of crime shows, this segment is for you. "Crime Scene Investigation" on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Smoking Role Models

A study done by two researchers at Wake Forest University that looked at over 500 different random music videos found that at least ten percent of the videos on any channel showed people smoking.

September 27, 2003

 

Drugs in Our Waters

Household drugs like painkillers, antibiotics and hormones enter the water system in many ways. For example, some animal feeds contain antibiotics and might flood into rivers with run-off, while other antibiotics are flushed or dumped down sinks and toilets in homes.

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