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May 26, 2017

 

If friends influence each other to be violent, they may be able to potentially influence each other to be less violent.

Infection Via Punch

Adolescents were 140 percent more likely to pull a weapon on someone if their friends had already done so.

April 17, 2017

 

The rust fungus on this mustard plant make it appear to have colored flowers

Natural Artificial Flowers

Can there be such a thing as natural, fake flowers?

August 31, 2016

 

Storing eggs the fat side up or down might determine the bacteria levels inside the egg

Why You Should Store Your Eggs Fat End Up

The reason it's smarter to store your eggs with the fat end up is that the egg itself does not completely fill the interior of the shell.

August 1, 2016

 

Electron microscope image of the bacteria (bordetella pertussis) responsible for pertussis (whooping cough).

Bacterial Hooks

Scientists have found that some urinary tract bacteria use a hair‑like fiber to avoid being flushed out.

April 28, 2016

 

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A Pain in the Ear

Kids are more susceptible to earaches because their middle ear—not fully developed—are more likely to clog up with fluid.

February 2, 2015

 

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What is Ebola?

With no licensed Ebola vaccines, early recognition and care is necessary. Know the facts!

August 20, 2014

 

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Infection-Chomping Viruses

Scientists harness the power of viruses to fight off deadly bacterial infections.

March 4, 2014

 

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Why Operating Rooms Are So Cold

Ever wonder why operating rooms are so cold? Find out on today's A Moment Of Science.

October 9, 2012

 

Aren't you glad there's a smallpox vaccine?

The History Of Smallpox

Ten percent of the population in 17th century London died gruesomely of smallpox, a virus that spread easily via airborne particles or contaminated clothing.

September 13, 2012

 

Check out that evolution!

Depression May Have An Evolutionary Benefit

Depression may have an evolutionary benefit. It may improve one's chances of fighting off infection.

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