Give Now

A Moment of Science

Posts tagged drinking water

August 9, 2011


Rusted yellow caution sign with the warning "High Pressure, Gas Pipeline"

Methane In Our Water? A Potential Impact Of Hydraulic Fracturing

A study of water quality near hydraulic fracturing drilling sites suggests a correlation between natural gas drilling and methane contamination of water.

January 10, 2011


Drinking Water

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.

March 8, 2006



Cactus Goo

This goo is called mucilage. It's the stuff that enables the living plant to store water. In tests, the mucilage proves capable of removing even arsenic.

March 8, 2004


Glacier Goners

Scientists predict that within twenty years, the remaining glaciers at Glacier National Park will melt away. How will this effect our environment?

October 7, 2003



Ever wonder how long your body could function without water? Find out on this Moment of Science.

Stay Connected

What is RSS? RSS makes it possible to subscribe to a website's updates instead of visiting it by delivering new posts to your RSS reader automatically. Choose to receive some or all of the updates from A Moment of Science:

Support for Indiana Public Media Comes From

About A Moment of Science

Search A Moment of Science