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June 24, 2013

 

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Mole Crickets Jump On Water

Would you believe there is a cricket that can jump on water?

April 5, 2013

 

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Applesauce Harnesses The Power Of Osmosis!

Applesauce recipes call for sugar, to heighten the sweetness. The recipe is very specific about when to add the sugar--after the apples have cooked. Why?

March 22, 2013

 

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Exploding Water

Heating water in the microwave seems quick and easy, but you may be taking a dangerous risk.

February 19, 2013

 

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Why Lettuce Should NOT Be Frozen

A Moment of Science wonders, why isn't there any frozen lettuce?

February 6, 2013

 

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Why Do You Become Dehydrated When Sick?

If you have a runny nose and a fever, you'll need to drink more to replace those lost fluids. But why?

January 23, 2013

 

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Is There Life On Other Planets?

Some simple sugars detected by astronomers, glycoaldehydes, are thought to be the basic building blocks of life.

December 27, 2012

 

A goldfish swims through a fish bowl

Do Fish Drink?

Fish live in water, but do they drink it?

December 26, 2012

 

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Is There Anyway To Make Hurricanes Less Intense?

It seems like every year, hurricanes are getting bigger and more dangerous. Is there any way to make hurricanes less intense?

December 14, 2012

 

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How To Make Gobbledygoop!

Gobbledygoop is a wild and wonderful mixture you can make in your kitchen.

August 27, 2012

 

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Why Doesn’t Honey Spoil?

A jar of honey that's been opened and resealed can stay on the shelf for years. Archaeologists have even found ancient jars with unspoiled honey inside.

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