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March 2, 2018

 

The way you perceive these two women's attractiveness and friendliness could skew your perception of them as scientists.

The Pros And Cons Of An Attractive Face

A recent study showed that study participants were more interested in a scientist's work if they found the scientist attractive.

July 3, 2014

 

Ants are really very sophisticated considering out small they are.

Ants And Antibiotics

Humans aren't the only creatures to exploit the anti-fungal properties of some bacteria.

June 5, 2014

 

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How Closely Related Are We?

We humans tend to focus on the differences between us, even in spite of abundant similarities.

May 12, 2014

 

Can you imagine trying to get some quality shuteye without any eyelids?

Fruit Fly Slumber

Ever wonder if fruit flies sleep? Find out on today's A Moment of Science.

May 8, 2014

 

Are you more afraid of spiders, or are you more afraid of snakes?

Snakes And Spiders

Learn about phobias to snakes and spiders on this edition of A Moment of Science.

April 24, 2014

 

Arctic terns are marathon migrators.

A Band Of Birds

What should you do if you find a dead bird that's been banded by scientists?

April 15, 2014

 

Due to health concerns, the Guinness Book of World Records no longer accepts sleep deprivation record attempts.

Breaking The World Record For Not Sleeping

How long do you think is the world record for going without sleep? (Hint: It's a really, really long time.)

April 4, 2014

 

It sure must be nice to drift off to sleep aboard the International Space Station!

Sleeping In Space

Research has shown that people snore less in space. Could this have any ramifications has for us here on Earth?

March 24, 2014

 

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Are Chimps Self-Aware?

The jury is still out on whether or not chimps are self-aware. Actually, the same goes for young children.

March 14, 2014

 

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What We Can Learn From A Fly’s Ears

Flies are small, but in some cases, their sense of hearing is absolutely amazing.

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