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June 7, 2017

 

Watch out for the Asian Clam!

Clam Attack!

If you think the Clones on Star Wars were a threat, just wait until you hear about Asian clams.

July 24, 2015

 

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Snail Love Darts 

Garden snails, which are hermaphrodites, hurl love darts at their partners to impregnate them.

November 12, 2014

 

The human nose contains 350 odor detectors. But olfactory receptors are also found in other parts of the body, like skin cells.

Healing Skin Through Smell

Your schnoz may hold senior status in olfactory matters, but other parts of your body, like skin cells, can make scents of things on their own.

June 13, 2014

 

It is estimated that the roundworm phylum boasts around 1 million species.

Run For Your Lives, Roundworms!

Roundworms don't actually need to mate to reproduce. When they do mate, though, the consequences can be deadly.

March 2, 2011

 

How To Define “Male” And “Female”

Sure, there are physical differences but outside of mammals, the terms "male" and "female" take on different meanings.

October 20, 2010

 

Fish That Change Sex?

Did you know that there are fish out there that can change sex?

May 21, 2007

 

The Male Fertility Clock

Medically speaking, it's generally known that when it comes to being pregnant and giving birth, younger is better. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

April 11, 2006

 

Waiting for a Boy

According to a study, the longer it takes a woman to get pregnant, the greater her chances of having a boy.

April 22, 2004

 

Overfishing Whales and the Environment

Are whales ruining our environment? Find out on this Moment of Science.

February 13, 2004

 

The Human Body

Learn some fun and interesting facts about the human body on this Moment of Science.

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