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February 20, 2018

 

Double exposure image of a white man making different facial expressions

Seeing Yourself As Others See You

Today, we have an experiment that uses multiple mirrors, so you can see how you appear to other people.

February 19, 2018

 

a woman sleeping. The photo has been put through a sepia filter.

Sleep Deprivation

Getting six hour of sleep or less can have a significant impact on your health.

February 16, 2018

 

A Coho Salmon (you might also have heard this kind called Silvers or a Silver Salmon)

Salmon That Move Mountains

Humans aren't the only animals that can alter landscapes.

February 15, 2018

 

three astronauts waiting to go into space

Zero Gravity, Does It Exist?

Is there such a thing as zero gravity?

February 14, 2018

 

A lake with fall foliage. The autumn leaves are reflected in the lake.

The Biggest Event Of The Year For Lakes

During spring and fall turnovers, all the water in a freshwater lake is the same temperature.

February 13, 2018

 

jellyfish

Even Jellyfish Sleep

Scientists are still trying to figure out why humans and other organisms need to sleep.

February 12, 2018

 

a pyramid tea bag in a cup of dark brown tea

Serve The Tea

It might sound counterintuitive, but a warm beverage on a hot day can help cool you off.

February 9, 2018

 

An image of DNA and RNA

DNA Photographed

In 1962, a biologist photographed DNA copying itself.

February 8, 2018

 

A small fire on a meadow

Sound Can Put Out Fires

There are small hand-held units that can put out smaller fires by using sound rather than chemicals.

February 7, 2018

 

elephant family on the move

Older Means Wiser for Elephants

Elephant matriarchs pinpoint predators by ear.

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