A Moment of Science
Nidelric Pugio and the Lost World of the Cambrian
Archaeologists discover a fossil 300 million years older than the dinosaurs!
How Tall Are You?
Your height varies throughout the day depending on the amount of fluid in your spinal disks.
That New Carpet Smell
Today in weird news: Smog is causing new carpets to smell like rotting cucumbers.
Declining Biodiversity—Is Earth Dying?
Human behavior is placing at least a third of Earth's species at risk of extinction.
Tryptophan's sleepy effect is maximized by foods heavy in carbs.
New Neighborhood Galaxy
Astronomers discovered KKs3, a dwarf galaxy that neighbors the Milky Way!
How an Embryo Attaches to the Uterus
About six days after fertilization, an embryo implants itself onto the uterus with a sticky layer of proteins.
Kudzu’s Good Qualities
Though an invasive species, the Kudzu plant might offer a remedy to alcoholism.
Jamming A Moment of Science
Want to block out that angry talk radio show? Here's an easy, step-by-step guide: Radio Jamming 101.
Organic Molecules on Mars
Life On Mars? TheCuriosity rover found organic molecules on Mars. Its not exactly life on Mars but its a good start:Organic compounds are the molecular building blocks of life on Earth. Scientistsfound the molecules insamples of mudstone in Gale...
Prenatal Exposure to Phthalates: A Danger to Intelligence
Consumer products with phthalates are causing brain defects in the children of pregnant women exposed to them.
Cocoa has been a luxury good since ancient times.
Hidden Antarctic Ecosystems
Scientists discover thriving ecosystem underneath Antarctica's ice sheet.
Don’t Kiss That Frog
Frogs are fairy-tale creatures in their own right.
Older Means Wiser for Elephants
Elephant matriarchs pinpoint predators by ear.
Dithering involves the use of random noise to accentuate musical notes.
Word of the Day: Yogurt
Yogurt is made up of living bacteria that help regulate your digestive tract.
Spiny lobsters have an amazing navigational sense called magnetic position fixing.
Bacteria may soon be leading the charge of high-energy biofuel.
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