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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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Soap Bubbles and Butterflies

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 11:00:45 +0000

If you have some dish soap, a mug, and a bright light, we have a science experiment for you to try.(image)


Media Files:
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuAMomentOfSciencePodcast/~5/xO4fvQ1oFGM/017.mp3




Seahorse Dreams        

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 11:00:19 +0000

Small seahorse and large seahorse pairs are more successful at reproducing than mid-sized seahorses. Here's why:(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuAMomentOfSciencePodcast/~5/253XL4tPs4U/016.mp3




First Class Bedbugs

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 11:00:10 +0000

One of the way bedbugs have spread is by hitching a ride on airplanes.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuAMomentOfSciencePodcast/~5/NALSAz6VAwc/015.mp3




Modern Biology in a Monastery Garden

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:00:54 +0000

Gregor Mendel built the foundation for our understanding of genetics.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuAMomentOfSciencePodcast/~5/1D3tLrTKLTw/014.mp3




Female Dragonflies Fake Death to Survive

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 11:00:29 +0000

Only five species on Earth have been observed pretending to be dead to survive.(image)


Media Files:
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuAMomentOfSciencePodcast/~5/WSyGZZF0SDI/013.mp3




Another Good Reason To Go For Thai Food

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 11:00:39 +0000

One theories suggests there may be more to spicy foods than added flavor.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuAMomentOfSciencePodcast/~5/iT5rma5inak/012.mp3




Why Mowing the Lawn Doesn’t Kill the Grass

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 11:00:39 +0000

If you cut down an oak tree, the stump dies. But if you cut grass, you don't hurt it at all. That's because new growth on an oak tree is at the tips of the branches; new growth in grass happens at ground level.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuAMomentOfSciencePodcast/~5/ZUASIc18Ay4/011.mp3




Colors That Don’t Fade

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 11:00:22 +0000

Scientists are researching ways to reproduce structural colors like those found on peacock feathers.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuAMomentOfSciencePodcast/~5/KkxOZlN-ZD4/010.mp3




Frogs Are Better Than Princes

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 11:00:43 +0000

Frogs are fairy-tale creatures in their own right.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuAMomentOfSciencePodcast/~5/1dc3lQ0GKWg/009.mp3




Full of Hot Air?   

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 11:00:16 +0000

It's a gas! Air consists of nitrogen and oxygen and lots of empty space.(image)


Media Files:
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuAMomentOfSciencePodcast/~5/R2u1mjSfr-g/008.mp3