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March 16, 2018

 

Do Artificial Sweeteners Like Aspartame Have Calories?

We explain the difference in caloric value between sugar and some artificial sweeteners like aspartame.

July 7, 2014

 

The average person is usually able to pass a kidney stone up to 5 millimeters in size.

Kidney Stones: A World Of Pain

On this episode, we'll journey into the kidneys to find out what makes kidney stones hurt so much.

May 23, 2014

 

Turns out there's more to taste than your tongue's taste buds.

Age, Taste And Smell

As we age, out food tends to taste less flavorful. What's up with this?

April 18, 2014

 

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Thicker Hair After Shaving?

After a clean shave, does your hair grow back thicker than the time before? Find out on this Moment of Science.

April 19, 2013

 

Ants like this one carry their waste matter, including other dead ants, to a dumpster of sorts called a "midden"

Ants And Their Dead

Has your house ever been under an ant invasion? Learn more on a Moment of Science.

July 3, 2012

 

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Hungry Lasagna

We've seen many strange things when it comes to forgotten leftovers, but hungry lasagna?

January 10, 2011

 

There’s Too Much Fluoride In Drinking Water

In order to protect the public from fluorosis and unnecessary chemicals, the HHS and EPA recommend that fluoride levels in drinking water be lowered.

November 28, 2010

 

Do Canned Goods Have Health Risks?

'Tis the season for giving, which often includes plenty of holiday food drives. But beware. Studies show that canned foods may contain harmful chemicals.

October 22, 2010

 

How Do Glow Necklaces Work?

Glow necklaces are fun to use at dances and concerts. Learn how they work!

September 4, 2010

 

Puberty In 2nd Grade Becoming Ever More Common

Early bloomers have always been around. However, there is a noticeable trend of girls as young as 7-years-old who are already hitting puberty.

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