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July 4, 2019

 

The Danger Of Spitting Cobras

The scariest thing about cobras is that some species don’t even have to bite you to injure you. They can spit poison a distance of three feet, and they always aim for the eyes.

October 2, 2018

 

3D Printing Corneas

Recently, scientists figured out how to 3D print corneas.

July 26, 2016

 

Could oxygen kill someone?

Can Oxygen Be Toxic?

Can oxygen sometimes be toxic? Find out on today's Moment of Science.

May 9, 2012

 

Check out his eyes... not his antlers!

Reindeer Have Ultraviolet Vision

Scientists tested eighteen reindeer with light, and found that their eyes responded to both visible light and ultraviolet.

January 27, 2012

 

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The Blurry World Underwater

Why can't we landlubbers focus underwater without goggles?

August 3, 2009

 

Why We Cry: The Chemistry Of Tears

It turns out, tears are more essential than might have thought. This Moment of Science looks at the chemistry of tears.

June 16, 2009

 

Spitting Cobras

Spitting Cobras, found in Africa and Asia, kill thousands of people each year. Learn about their deadly fangs on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

SuperHero Vision

Although this surgery might soon be available to the public, it’s worth wondering why we would want such enhanced vision. Most of us, like Clark Kent, don’t really need it. Unless, that is, you’re considering a career in the superhero business.

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