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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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Comets Delivered Xenon

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 10:00:32 +0000

Some of the xenon in Earth's atmosphere may have been delivered by comet impacts on ancient Earth.(image)

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Space Gardens

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 10:00:42 +0000

The first crop harvested from the International Space Station's garden was romaine lettuce.(image)

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A Difference Between Males And Females

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:00:26 +0000

There are 6500 genes that are expressed differently between males and females.(image)

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Venomous Fish

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:00:48 +0000

Venom in fishblennies is being studied as a potential new painkiller.(image)

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The Baby Schema

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 10:00:50 +0000

We're predisposed to find animals with "infantile features" as cute.(image)

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Osmosis And Bouquets

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 10:00:31 +0000

Why do we put cut flowers in water? Does it really help?(image)

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Before Zero

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 10:00:19 +0000

Zero is one of humanity's greatest inventions.(image)

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Why Anemonefish Fathers Make Great Dads

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 10:00:43 +0000

Isotocin might be why anenomefish are such attentive fathers.(image)

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Raising Wolves

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 10:00:05 +0000

Wolf pups raised by humans do bond with their caretakers, although the bond is different than it is with dogs.(image)

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Bumblebee Pollination Methods

Mon, 09 Oct 2017 10:00:42 +0000

Bumblebees use sonication to get pollen from a flower's anther.(image)

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