A Moment of Science
Does Sugar Cause Cavities?01/30/15
Contrary to popular belief, sugar (alone) doesn't rot your teeth.
Today's A Moment of Science Word of the Day is ghrelin!
Space Suits of the Future
Spacesuits get a makeover and shed some pounds for a new streamlined look.
Chameleons are nature's mood ring; their color reflects how they're feeling.
Nuclear Waste-Eating Bacteria
"Extremophile" bacteria might be able to clean up toxic nuclear waste sites.
DNA Wrath of Khan
Genghis Khan fathered an empire in more ways than one.
The Coldest Spot on Earth, Take 2
Thanks to human ingenuity, things get even more bitterly cold!
The Coldest Spot on Earth?
Antarctica takes the cake for coldest place on Earth.
The Real Bigfoot
Bigfoot is the stuff of make-believe, but Giganto
The Appalachian Mountain range has a strange bend in it caused by the gravitational pull of certain underground rocks.
How High Does a Fly Fly?
Flies will travel upwards of 6,000 feet to deliver maximum annoyance.
Good Neighborhood, Healthier Heart
People living in friendly surroundings have reduced chances of heart problems.
What’s That in the Sky?
Falling sky debris doesn't pose an real threat. But in the nuclear age, asteroids could trigger war sirens.
E. T. Phoned. Now What?
Even if we do establish contact with extraterrestrials, communicating with them a whole other story.
Is E.T. Trying to Phone?
Scientists search for narrow-band transmissions in outer space as a possible sign of extraterrestrial life.
Some plants use their own herbicides to ward off invaders and protect their turf.
Are Tomboys Born or Made?
d be found between testosterone levels and the gender behavior of the boys tested. Researchers suggest that this may be due in part to testosterone levels norm
Does School Start Too Early?
Since teenage brains need extra sleep, starting high school later in the morning is a proven way to boost test scores.
Looking for Signs of Life on Earth
Water is vital for life as we know it, but the light signature of water vapor proved faint and hard to detect.
Evolution in Our Gut
Balancing your gut bacteria may be the trick to staying slim.
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