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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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Pulsars Not Aliens

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 11:00:52 +0000

Mysterious radio signals were found in space. Could they be from aliens? Or something else?(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuAMomentOfSciencePodcast/~5/zNRW0uBnN9U/011.mp3




Why You Can’t Knock Down a Clown

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 11:00:00 +0000

Remember those inflatable clowns that stood about three feet high and had big red noses, meant for punching? Hit the clown as hard as you could, and it would always spring upright again. How did they manage it? Learn more on this Moment of Science.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuAMomentOfSciencePodcast/~5/kykyaRzeNbk/010.mp3




Tanana Arctic: Brand-New And Very Old

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 11:00:27 +0000

For years, a new species of butterfly was hiding in plain sight.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuAMomentOfSciencePodcast/~5/RIfzlkrUZ9c/009.mp3




Hidden Rooms In King Tut’s Tomb Found And Disputed

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 11:00:42 +0000

Egyptologists and Radar Specialists found two need rooms in King Tut's tomb. Or did they?(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuAMomentOfSciencePodcast/~5/is2G1F0orio/008.mp3




Routine Blood Tests May Help Doctors Diagnose Cancer Faster

Tue, 10 Jan 2017 11:00:12 +0000

Researchers hope that by 2021, liquid biopsies will be a part of an annual physical exam.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuAMomentOfSciencePodcast/~5/pFoMVA8QMXQ/007.mp3




It’s Not Bad Manners, It’s Low Oxytocin

Mon, 09 Jan 2017 11:00:20 +0000

Oxytocin is released into the blood to help regulate several biological functions. It may also be connected to social abilities.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuAMomentOfSciencePodcast/~5/TLZcWMPgVK0/006.mp3




Rejuvenating Your Skin

Fri, 06 Jan 2017 11:00:13 +0000

Daily moisturizers promising to rejuvenate dead and dull skin cells are over-selling themselves.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuAMomentOfSciencePodcast/~5/JHL-W968JXk/168.mp3




Understanding Lichen

Thu, 05 Jan 2017 11:00:39 +0000

Recently the way people understand and define lichen has changed.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuAMomentOfSciencePodcast/~5/pyHs57ew_P8/004.mp3




Why Do We Love Junk Food?

Wed, 04 Jan 2017 11:00:24 +0000

Admit it, though you appear to turn down fatty foods with a stoical disregard, when nobody is looking you dive into a deep-dish pizza. It's okay, everyone does this. An interesting question, though, is why?(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuAMomentOfSciencePodcast/~5/2LWquEqRSQc/003.mp3




Does An Onion A Day Keep The Doctor Away?

Tue, 03 Jan 2017 11:00:19 +0000

As it turns out, the same compounds that make you cry may also keep you healthy.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuAMomentOfSciencePodcast/~5/uNc8-jZY34Y/006.mp3