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March 2, 2017

 

The Solar System was originally a whirling cloud of dust and gas.

A Really Big Lump: How Gravity Created The Solar System

Learn about gravity, stars, and really big lumps.

October 25, 2016

 

your body uses fat to absorb cholesterol from the food you eat, and saturated fats absorb cholesterol super efficiently. But too much cholesterol in the blood can be dangerous.

What’s In Saturated Fats?

We use the phrase "saturated fat" a lot, but what does it really mean?

January 21, 2016

 

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Why Do Corpses Float?

Bacteria release gasses that build up inside the body, causing it to float.

June 24, 2015

 

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From Sunlight to Liquid Fuel 

Scientists are engineering a method for turning solar energy into fuel.

November 19, 2014

 

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Lighter Than Air

Human flight began as early as the 18th-century when scientists learned how to harness the power of different gases.

September 5, 2014

 

Using a new kind of electrode made from copper oxide, scientists discovered how to make ethanol from carbon monoxide gas.

Plant-free Ethanol

Scientists produce ethanol from carbon monoxide—a breakthrough that may provide clean and sustainable energy.

April 7, 2014

 

Thankfully, most food makers have stopped using trans fats.

Trans Fats Explained

They've gotten a bad wrap over the years, but what are trans fats exactly?

December 23, 2013

 

The Sun, which is composed of a great deal of hydrogen itself, could be the key to producing hydrogen fuel cleanly and sustainably here on Earth.

Sun, Water And Clean Fuel

Scientists and University of Colorado, Boulder may have come up with a way to make hydrogen fuel cleaner.

September 25, 2013

 

Do you believe Mars has water?

A Tale Of Very Old Water

Canadian scientists studying water found deep in an underground mine have determined that the water is at least 1.5 billion years old, and maybe much older.

September 18, 2013

 

Look at all that meat! What makes meat so tender?

What Makes Meat “Tender?”

Today's A Moment of Science asks, what makes meat "tender"?

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