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You have questions and A Moment of Science has answers. These two-minute audio podcasts provide the scientific story behind some of life's most perplexing mysteries. There's no need to be blinded by science. Explore it, have fun with it, but most of all l



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When Snakes Had Four Legs

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 10:00:43 +0000

Scientists are still trying to figure out why ancient lizards evolved into snakes.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuAMomentOfSciencePodcast/~5/3U3Zu7Z4J7c/192.mp3




Are Insects Conscious?

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 10:00:34 +0000

Scientists are studying how bees experience life.(image)


Media Files:
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuAMomentOfSciencePodcast/~5/l-mTj93DiN8/191.mp3




Homo Naledi

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 10:00:07 +0000

Homo naledi is a recently discovered human relative.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuAMomentOfSciencePodcast/~5/Vj-eUtpehZo/190.mp3




How Much Energy Does It Take To Run And Maintain The Internet?

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 10:00:09 +0000

The Internet is one of the most energy‑efficient means of communication.(image)


Media Files:
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuAMomentOfSciencePodcast/~5/KiAOQrHkfP4/189.mp3




Does Nature Abhor A Vacuum?

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 10:00:27 +0000

Evangelista Torricelli disproved the maxim that nature abhors a vacuum.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuAMomentOfSciencePodcast/~5/A1U3RJ64dfM/188.mp3




Royal Jelly And Vaccines

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 10:00:46 +0000

Humans aren't the only ones that receive vaccinations.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuAMomentOfSciencePodcast/~5/DIrxDGddVT4/187.mp3




Dolphin Versus Octopus

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 10:00:30 +0000

Even when an octopus is technically dead, its arms can still fight.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuAMomentOfSciencePodcast/~5/DNdtktFAKl8/186.mp3




Wax Worms Eat Plastic Bags

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:00:19 +0000

Scientists may have found a solution for polyethylene pollution.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuAMomentOfSciencePodcast/~5/Q_KFQbihxis/185.mp3




Bats Use Active Hearing

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 10:00:57 +0000

Scientists are studying bats' echolocation abilities.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuAMomentOfSciencePodcast/~5/5NrouuezLSI/184.mp3




Parthenogenesis In Snakes

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 10:00:54 +0000

Parthenogenesis is a scientific term for a virgin birth that takes place in species that usually reproduce sexually.(image)


Media Files:
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuAMomentOfSciencePodcast/~5/eCzJ-X4SwaU/183.mp3