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July 30, 2014

 

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Floating Clouds

Despite weighing tons, clouds seem to free-float in the air. How do the billowy marvels stay up in the sky?

July 30, 2013

 

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Staying Warm

You probably already know that humans are warm-blooded, while creatures like snakes are cold-blooded. Scientists prefer the terms endothermic and ectothermic.

July 22, 2013

 

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Under Pressure

Why does getting stepped on by a high heel seem to hurt so much more than getting stepped on by any other shoe? Find out on today's Moment of Science.

January 8, 2013

 

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How To Eat Less When Dining Out

According to one study, keeping your weight in check may also depend on where you eat.

October 1, 2012

 

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How Are Weight And Eating Time Related?

Does eating at "bad hours" affect weight?

July 5, 2012

 

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What’s The Best Way To Help Kids Lose Weight?

According a recent study, there's only really one proven way to help kids lose weight, and that's by parents losing weight themselves.

May 14, 2012

 

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Overweight Doctors Less Likely To Help Patients Lose Weight

Would you be able to take seriously an overweight or obese doctor who advised you to lose weight?

November 21, 2011

 

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Heavy Air

Here's an odd-seeming question. Does air weigh anything?

November 7, 2011

 

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Chew Your Way To Weight Loss

According to a new study, taking more time to chew could help you better control your weight.

September 27, 2011

 

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The (Possible) Downside Of Fat Substitutes

According to some recent studies, fat substitutes may not help when it comes to losing weight. In fact, artificially low fat snacks may lead to weight gain.

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