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Posts tagged winter

March 21, 2014

 

Ice crystals against a blue background

On Thin Ice

When winter comes, how can you tell if you're safe or on thin ice? Find out on today's A Moment of Science.

December 5, 2013

 

An underwater shot of a manatee.

Keeping Manatees Warm in the Winter

Manatees take winter refuge near power plants to stay warm; but plant closures threaten their survival.

June 25, 2013

 

mosquito on yellow surface

Mosquitos In Winter

When it gets cold, a biochemical process replaces some of the water in the mosquito's body with glycerol.

November 18, 2010

 

snowman in winter

What Happens To Your Body During Frostbite?

What is frostbite and why is it so dangerous to your body?

September 23, 2009

 

Two blackcap birds pirching on a tree branch.

Blackcaps Change Their Migration Patterns…But Why?

Unlike their ancestors, current birds of Britain aren't flying south for the winter. How are they surviving the colder months?

January 28, 2009

 

Winter snow on stone bridge

Winter Sounds

Winter transforms the way the environment sounds. The smoother and harder a surface, the better it reflects sound.

October 7, 2008

 

Bee hive in tree

Honeybees in Winter

Many insects hibernate or migrate during the winter, but honeybees are more like us, they bundle up and wait for spring. How do they survive?

June 30, 2005

 

Deaths During the Holidays

Research indicates that more people die of natural causes during the holiday season than any other time of the year. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

December 2, 2004

 

Methuselah Insect

What insect has the longest life span of them all? Find out on this Moment of Science.

March 12, 2004

 

Winter Wheat

Did "America The Beautiful" get it wrong? "Winter Wheat" on this Moment of Science.

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