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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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Risky Bee-havior

Mon, 22 May 2017 12:00:35 +0000

Why do some bees engage in riskier behavior than other members of their colony?(image)

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The Cocktail Party Effect

Fri, 19 May 2017 10:00:08 +0000

Scientists are studying the way the human brain processes language.(image)

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A Sauna A Day Keeps The Doctor Away?

Thu, 18 May 2017 10:00:02 +0000

A recent study found that more frequent sauna use has health benefits.(image)

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Landing On Mars Is Hard

Wed, 17 May 2017 10:00:10 +0000

Due to an equipment malfunction, Schiaparelli plummeted over two miles and was destroyed.(image)

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Avocados Vs. Butterflies

Tue, 16 May 2017 10:00:35 +0000

Increased demand for avocados in the United States affects Monarch butterflies.(image)

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The Mathematical Marriage Predictor

Mon, 15 May 2017 10:00:08 +0000

Scientists developed a system of equations that predict relationship stability, and the math checks out 94 percent of the time!(image)

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Newt Regeneration And You

Fri, 12 May 2017 10:00:43 +0000

Each year, three million people have their eye lenses replaced with plastic ones. Artificial lenses are fine, but what if people could regrow their own?(image)

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Text Neck

Thu, 11 May 2017 10:00:48 +0000

Now that the iPhone and other smart phones have taken center stage, there's another malady gaining traction... text neck.(image)

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Mosquito Population Boom

Wed, 10 May 2017 10:00:03 +0000

It's not in your imagination. Mosquito populations are thriving.(image)

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The Purple Planet

Tue, 09 May 2017 10:00:22 +0000

Scientists are studying whether some early plants made Earth appear purple from space.(image)

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