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March 9, 2018

 

From the source: Dwarf mistletoe growing on a coastal lodgepole pine tree

Dwarf Mistletoe

Dwarf mistletoe is one of the most destructive parasites in North American forests.

January 27, 2015

 

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Space Suits of the Future

Spacesuits get a makeover and shed some pounds for a new streamlined look.

January 17, 2014

 

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How Whales Dive Deep

How is it that whales are able to withstand the extreme pressures of the ocean's depths?

December 18, 2013

 

Ice down your injury for a faster recovery.

Put Some Ice On It

Are you injured? Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation will get you fast results!

November 12, 2013

 

Earthquakes follow fracking sites around the country.

Fracking Quakes

Scientists link fracking to the surge in earthquakes across the U.S.

May 16, 2013

 

The air at the top of Mount Everest is much thinner than the air at sea level, making it more difficult to breathe

Air Pressure On Everest

Planning on climbing Mount Everest? You might want to plan to be gasping for air. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

April 23, 2013

 

It is possible to cut a piece of glass exactly in half using a special tool, but make sure you be careful not to cut yourself

Cutting Glass

Think you can break a piece of glass exactly in half? You can. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

July 23, 2012

 

Cooking Under Pressure

Ever wonder what makes pressure cookers cook so quickly? Find out on this Moment of Science.

June 4, 2012

 

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Magdeburg

If you can't name a politician who was also an active scientist, that doesn't mean they haven't been out there.

November 21, 2011

 

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Heavy Air

Here's an odd-seeming question. Does air weigh anything?

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