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April 29, 2019

 

Dinosaurs’ Noses Helped Them Cool Down

Scientists recently did some CT scans of fossils from two different ankylosaur species in order to find out what a dinosaur was doing with complicated loops inside its nose.

July 6, 2018

 

A Bug’s Gotta Have Heart

Do insects even have hearts? Sure they do, but their hearts are somewhat different from human hearts.

October 12, 2015

 

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Head Transplants: Coming Soon?

Doctor who aims to perform head transplant by 2017 is in over his head.

December 18, 2013

 

Ice down your injury for a faster recovery.

Put Some Ice On It

Are you injured? Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation will get you fast results!

May 30, 2013

 

Insects have different colored blood compared to humans.

Why Is Insect Blood Green Or Yellow?

You've probably heard someone use the phrase "blood red," but have you ever wondered if all blood really is red in humans?

March 6, 2013

 

Make sure to wear the correct shoes to avoid getting a blister.

What Are Blisters?

Whether from playing too much basketball or jogging in ill-fitting sneakers, we've all had blisters. But what are blisters, and how do they form?

February 1, 2013

 

Has this "illusion" ever happened to you?

Blue Sky + Looking Up = Seeing Tiny Dots And Swirls

Have you ever been staring into space, or gazing up at a clear, blue sky and suddenly noticed clusters of tiny dots and swirls?

January 30, 2013

 

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The Science Of The Siesta

Ever feel sleepy after a big lunch? Find out the science behind taking a siesta!

May 23, 2012

 

Bacon has so many uses...

Does Bacon Stop Nosebleeds?

Dear A Moment of Science, I've heard that pork can be used to stop a nosebleed. Is this true, or just a myth?

May 16, 2012

 

Make sure to put on plenty of sunscreen to avoid a sunburn.

A Cool Sunburn

When you get sunburned you often feel chilled... why?

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