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Bog Bodies

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 10:00:15 +0000

Bog bodies date back to the Iron Age, over twenty five hundred years ago. They remained in such good condition because they were pickled.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuAMomentOfSciencePodcast/~5/_iEiNrjPpls/128.mp3




Surviving Climate Change

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 10:00:37 +0000

What attribute do birds need to live in harsh, unpredictable climates?(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuAMomentOfSciencePodcast/~5/7JETWYpp_aE/127.mp3




The Ambivalent Teenage Years of Worms

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 10:00:18 +0000

Scientists are studying the neurological differences between adult and adolescent worms.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuAMomentOfSciencePodcast/~5/fRs5yceFJV0/126.mp3




Pollution And Synthetic Estrogen

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 10:00:18 +0000

Studies have shown synthetic estrogen can produce fish with drastically reduced reproductive capability, and thereby cause the collapse of entire populations.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuAMomentOfSciencePodcast/~5/gW1VCf9op3w/125.mp3




Moose and People

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 10:00:41 +0000

Researchers have been studying moose for years and one thing they've found is while arthritis in moose is genetic, it's also triggered by the environment.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuAMomentOfSciencePodcast/~5/59qo1fJiA24/124.mp3




Biodiversity Success

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 10:00:33 +0000

Which phylum is the most successful on the planet?(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuAMomentOfSciencePodcast/~5/ngLOnaphrOg/123.mp3




The Giant Penguins of Peru

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 10:00:17 +0000

Giant penguin populations started to decline about twenty five million years ago.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuAMomentOfSciencePodcast/~5/LixwhAtUjg8/122.mp3




The Story In Their Teeth

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 10:00:02 +0000

The long incubation period for dinosaurs may have contributed to their extinction.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuAMomentOfSciencePodcast/~5/MObLtJG9jOA/121.mp3




Babies Need Surprises

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 10:00:23 +0000

Babies appear to learn best when their expectations about the world are defied.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuAMomentOfSciencePodcast/~5/c6O73PcK56E/120.mp3




The Mysterious Mechanism of Antikythera

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 10:06:38 +0000

An ancient machine was recovered by divers off the coast of Antikythera.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuAMomentOfSciencePodcast/~5/QgfdcXT1oeM/119.mp3