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April 8, 2008

 

Squirrels and Snakeskin

Have you ever heard that some squirrels eat snakeskin? Maybe you haven't, but it's true. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 21, 2007

 

Dirty Snow Heating Up

The greenhouse effect is not the only man made mechanism responsible for things heating up. Scientists have found that snow is also responsible.

July 3, 2007

 

The Long Commute to Poor Health

Commuting is tough on cars, but the most troubling thing about commuting is the toll it takes on people's health. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

June 29, 2007

 

Creating Clots

How do these new Cancer therapies work, and how effective are they?

January 2, 2007

 

The Longest Migration On Record: Sooty Shearwaters

You probably haven't heard of the Sooty Shearwater. This creature can travel 40,000 miles in just 200 days, which is the longest migration we have on record.

October 2, 2006

 

Want to Be Smart? Read

Define the word, "obtuse." The more you've read, the more likely you are to know the meaning of that and other relatively bookish words.

January 22, 2004

 

Can Animals Count?

Can animals count? Find out on this Moment of Science.

December 29, 2003

 

One Step Closer to Living Longer

Lot's of people want to live longer. Find out the key to longevity on this Moment of Science.

November 7, 2003

 

Getting the Stink Out of Sewage

Sewage stinks. But did you know that bacteria can make it smell better?

September 27, 2003

 

Rocket Roach

There are few insects more reviled than the cockroach. Maybe we’re just jealous: cockroaches were around long before humans, and will continue to do their thing long after our species has gone the way of the woolly mammoth.

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