A Moment of Science

A Moment of Science

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These vignettes remove some of the mystery from science, but not the wonder. A Moment of Science makes you think "Wow, that's neat!" and go tell somebody else about it.More from A Moment of Science »

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How Did Green Iguanas End Up On Anguilla?

How a group of iguanas travelled across the water to the island of Anguilla may surprise you.

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Human Sleep Cycle Slightly Longer Than A Day

Starved of environmental cues telling us when it's time to go to sleep, our days are actually a little longer than twenty-four hours.

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Are Microwave Ovens Dangerous?

A Moment Of Science takes a scientific look at an old myth.

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Humpty Dumpty Wasn't A Cat

You may have seen a cat fall from a tree or high rooftop; ever wonder how felines can survie such great falls? Find out on this Moment of Science.

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For Baboons, Second Best Isn't Always So Bad

When losing is winning in the complicated social world of baboons.

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What Is An ACL Anyway?

We've all heard about someone who's torn an ACL, but do we really know what that means?

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Rumbles From The Deep

Ever wonder why your stomach makes all that noise when you're hungry?

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The Smell Of Anxiety

According to new research, stress can profoundly affect the way our brains interpret olfactory signals.

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Real Lightsabers?

While science still has a long ways to go, new research gives us hope that we may be able to make a real lightsaber someday.

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Iron Loading

Iron is necessary to maintaining a healthy body, but did you know too much can actually be dangerous?

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