Give Now

A Moment of Science

Posts tagged viruses

March 12, 2013

 

woman with her head on a pillow with a white background

Get Some Sleep! Your Body Needs It To Fight Colds.

Does the amount of sleep I get affect how likely I am to catch a cold?

May 3, 2012

 

milk with two light reflectors used for taking professional photos

Ultraviolet Light May Be Used To Replace Pasteurization

Scientists believe they have a high-tech use for one of nature's natural anti-bacterial agents, ultraviolet light. They can use it to replace pasteurization.

June 25, 2010

 

HIV sculpture

Viral Art: Luke Jerram’s Infectious Sculptures

One glass blower found his inspiration in microbiology, more specifically, killer viruses.

May 20, 2008

 

Man using Nasal Spray

Flu Mist

Now you can get a flu vaccine without getting a shot. Instead, you can get the flu mist. Like nasal spray, but you get weakened flu viruses up your nose.

April 3, 2007

 

a cleaning woman in the hallway of a hotel

A Hotel Yuk

If you're a germaphobe this may ruin your vacation plans. Find out what kind of germs are living in your hotel room.

August 15, 2006

 

a no fishing sign by a lake

Gone Fishing, Virtually

Are you familiar with phishing? It could just be an annoying prank, but it is usually something more dangerous.

May 3, 2005

 

How to Blow Your Nose

Do you know the correct nose-blowing technique? Is there a correct way, and what is the difference? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

May 24, 2004

 

Save the Eggs

Did you know that every year millions and millions of eggs are intentionally infected with flu viruses? Why is this? Find out on A Moment of Science.

May 24, 2004

 

Cyber-diversity

Computer scientists are investigating mimicking nature in an effort to make it harder to hack into computers and networks. Learn how on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Flu Virus: The Unwelcome Guest

What we call “the flu bug” is really many different viruses. There are two main families: A and B, and both have many individual members, like Influenza A-Moscow, Influenza A-Panama and Influenza B-Sichuan.

Stay Connected

What is RSS? RSS makes it possible to subscribe to a website's updates instead of visiting it by delivering new posts to your RSS reader automatically. Choose to receive some or all of the updates from A Moment of Science:

Support for Indiana Public Media Comes From

About A Moment of Science

Search A Moment of Science