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June 16, 2014

 

It's really amazing how much scientists can figure out from a bunch of bones.

A Skeleton Is Worth A Thousand Words

It's tricky business, but there's a lot you can figure out from a human skeleton if you know what you're doing.

October 24, 2011

 

Why Did The Stegoceras Dinosaur Have A Domed Head?

At six feet in length, this two legged plant eater was about the size of a large dog with a strange domed head.

October 9, 2011

 

This skull was trepanned during the Neolithic Period, thousands of years ago. The patient is thought to have survived the procedure.

Head Like A Hole

People have been boring holes in each other's heads for millenia. What on earth for?

October 26, 2010

 

The Evolution And Science Behind Wisdom Teeth

Why do humans have wisdom teeth? What is so wise about them?

May 27, 2009

 

Rodents, Bees, and Elephants

You've probably heard that elephants are afraid of small rodent like mice and rats. But is there really any truth in this? Find out on A Moment of Science.

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