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December 22, 2017

 

Army ants in Peru.

The Garbage Collectors Of The Rainforests

Ants are responsible for removing more than half of the waste on rainforest floors.

April 17, 2015

 

Cell from Elodea plant as seen under a microscope

Can You Recognize a Plant Cell?

Take a tour of a plant cell to help you synthesize how photosynthesis works.

December 6, 2012

 

Does your cat get territorial?

Why Cats Bury Their Droppings

Kitty litter, cat box, automatic pooper scooper--an industry has built up around the fact that domestic cats bury their waste.

September 7, 2012

 

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How Do Astronauts Go To The Bathroom In Space?

After solving the problem of dining in space, astronauts need to think about the next natural step!

March 5, 2012

 

Scientists are finding more blooms!

What Is Causing The Swarms Of Jellyfish?

Scientists have been finding swarms of jellyfish, called blooms, all over the world.

August 17, 2010

 

Could Today’s Sewage Be Tomorrow’s Rocket Fuel?

Fact or fiction: Scientists may have found a way to power a rocket using poop. Fact!

January 21, 2010

 

How To Lower Your Electricity Bill

Scared to even look at your electricity bill? Learn how to cut costs on this Moment of Science.

January 1, 2010

 

What Actually Happens When Recycling Plastics?

Ever wonder what actually happens when recycling plastics? Learn about the process on this Moment of Science.

November 13, 2009

 

Beer Power

Learn how scientists are recycling brewery waste to create energy.

March 20, 2007

 

Bioreactor Landfill

Landfills contain lots and LOTS of waste. Is there a safe way to speed up decomposition?

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