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WFIU: A Moment of Science

WFIU: A Moment of Science

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A Moment of Science is a daily audio podcast, public radio program and video series providing the scientific story behind some of life's most perplexing mysteries.

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Distracted From Survival

Human activities are negatively impacting our water and air quality, but are there other ways we're harming our environment?

The Royal, Loyal Language Of Naked Mole Rats

What do naked mole rats and royalty have in common? The answer lies in communication.

The Royal, Loyal Language Of Naked Mole Rats

How Your Genes Impact The Effect Caffeine Has On You

Have you ever wondered why caffeine seems to impact people in different ways? The reason for this could be in our genes.

How Your Genes Impact The Effect Caffeine Has On You

Coral Reefs, Seaweed, And Crabs

Could crabs be an ally in the fight to save coral reefs? Scientists have been looking into this possibility.

Come Springtime, Thank Phytochromes

When Spring has finally sprung, make sure to thank phytochromes for making it all possible.

The Acidification Of The Oceans

Carbon dioxide production impacts our planet's air, but how is it affecting our oceans?

Wise Owls

We've all heard the phrase "wise old owl," but are these animals really deserving of the description?

Do Hummingbirds Hibernate?

Many animals are able to sleep through harsh winters, helping them to conserve energy. Recently, scientists have been looking into whether hummingbirds do the same.

Saccadic Suppression

What is saccadic suppression, and how does it help us in our daily lives?

Cadmium And The Flu

How does cadmium interact with pathogens in the body? Scientists show this could be a potentially dangerous combination.

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