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Posts tagged fairy tales

August 14, 2017

 

Illustration by Honor C. Appleton from Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen 1926

Hansel And Gretel And Scientific Methods

Researchers who specialize in fairy tales are borrowing methods from biologists.

September 3, 2009

 

Palm Reading Scientists

Is there really any truth to palm reading? Learn about dermatoglyphics on this Moment of Science.

June 5, 2009

 

Why Doesn’t the Moon Fall Down?

Contrary to what fairy tales tell us, there is nothing holding the moon up in the sky. So why doesn't it fall down? Find out on this Moment of Science.

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