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August 17, 2009

 

Dancing Birds Get Funky With Rhythm

Want to improve your groove when it comes to the Funky Chicken or the Electric Slide? Maybe you could take a lesson from the birds.

June 24, 2009

 

Oil and Water

Is there more oil in the Western part of the U.S. and Canada than in Saudia Arabia? Find out on this Moment of Science.

June 9, 2009

 

Worms in Space

Why do we send worms into space? Find out on this Moment of Science.

May 8, 2009

 

How Polar Bears Keep Their Cool

Thanks to its thick coat of fur, its tough hide, and a four inch layer of blubber, a polar bear is extremely well insulated.

April 28, 2009

 

Terminator Sponges

Learn about Terminator Sponges on this Moment of Science.

March 17, 2009

 

Natal Dispersal: When Kids Leave Home

Scientists think there are a number of reasons why young animals leave home. By doing so, they avoid competing with their relatives for resources.

September 17, 2008

 

Food Caching

Learn about the many animals that have mastered food caching!

January 29, 2008

 

Lizards that Absorb Water Rather Than Drinking It

While some animals developed ways to extract water from their food, the desert dwelling lizards don’t drink water at all; they absorb it through their skin.

September 17, 2007

 

Play with Your Food

Imagine getting a shot everyday that gave you all the nutrients you need for the day so that you no longer need to eat. Would you still have the desire to chew?

November 30, 2006

 

Wildlife Rescue

Rushing to the aid of a cute baby animal is hard to resist, but be careful and follow the proper procedure.

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