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March 28, 2018

 

Why Do Cats Shed All Year?

Shedding in cats is influenced by everything from genetics to nutrition to environmental temperature to sunlight exposure.

July 18, 2017

 

Benjamin Franklin used easy to find items in his science experiments.

Benjamin Franklin and the Swatches on the Snow

Benjamin Franklin used color swatches and snow to test which colors absorbed more energy from the sun.

June 14, 2017

 

Check out that bright blue water!

What Is Rock Flour?

Why are some mountain lakes so beautiful? Thank a glacier.

March 10, 2017

 

Plants that have adapted to low light conditions in nature can make excellent house plants.

Growing Plants Indoors

An easy way to have a green thumb is by finding a plant that will thrive in your home or office.

February 8, 2017

 

Moon Tan

Can spending enough time under a very bright moon get you tan?

June 24, 2015

 

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From Sunlight to Liquid Fuel 

Scientists are engineering a method for turning solar energy into fuel.

January 1, 2015

 

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Looking for Signs of Life on Earth

The light in Earth's atmosphere may reflect signs of extraterrestrial life.

November 30, 2014

 

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Is It Always Colder on Top of Mountains?

Where's the best place to keep warm, a mountain top or a valley? Well, it just depends...

October 20, 2014

 

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Mossy North Side

In the middle latitudes of the northern hemisphere, southward facing objects get more sunlight throughout the year.

September 10, 2014

 

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Tin Perovskite Solar Cells

Solar energy may be sustainable, but it's not efficient. Scientists trade silicon for perovskite to give solar cells a boost.

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