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A Moment of Science: Audio



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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A Hyena’s Sibling Rivalry

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 10:00:32 +0000

If you grew up with a brother or sister, you probably know what sibling rivalry is like. For a spotted hyena though, sibling rivalry is a matter of life and death.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuAMomentOfSciencePodcast/~5/bcgWqAnqwis/058.mp3




Your Skin’s Thermometer

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 10:00:04 +0000

What are heat and cold receptors and how do they help regulate skin's temperature?(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuAMomentOfSciencePodcast/~5/6z0GsJKCYdM/057.mp3




Choosing the Perfect Date Movie

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 10:00:09 +0000

How do you choose the perfect date movie? Find out on this Moment of Science.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuAMomentOfSciencePodcast/~5/TO_6viekiCA/056.mp3




Soft Robots Shaped Like Octopi

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 10:00:51 +0000

Scientists are using soft materials such as rubber and liquids to build new robots.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuAMomentOfSciencePodcast/~5/H5kT9SmhCBo/055.mp3




What Is Fire?

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 10:00:12 +0000

The ancient Greeks believed that fire--along with earth, water, and air--was one of the four essential elements that made up the world. This might leave you wondering where fire truly fits in. What exactly is fire?(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuAMomentOfSciencePodcast/~5/_o4-rQR3CRs/054.mp3




Delicious Wasp Tombs

Wed, 15 Mar 2017 10:00:35 +0000

Figs seem simple, but they're much more complicated than they appear.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuAMomentOfSciencePodcast/~5/8JUJxE9EE00/053.mp3




Upset Stomach, Upset-Looking Tongue

Tue, 14 Mar 2017 10:00:56 +0000

Learn about Black Tongues and Stomach Aches on this Moment of Science.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuAMomentOfSciencePodcast/~5/dibQOtJZBKM/052.mp3




Murphy’s Toast

Mon, 13 Mar 2017 10:00:50 +0000

If you're eating toast, and you accidentally bump it to the floor, it seems more likely to land buttered side down. This is one of the most common formulations of Murphy's law, the tongue-in-cheek axiom that states "If something can go wrong, it probably will." Learn more on this Moment of Science.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuAMomentOfSciencePodcast/~5/-480tWTMiTo/051.mp3




Growing Plants Indoors

Fri, 10 Mar 2017 11:00:39 +0000

An easy way to have a green thumb is by finding a plant that will thrive in your home or office.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuAMomentOfSciencePodcast/~5/Pe_iSn5QQVc/050.mp3




Future Milk

Thu, 09 Mar 2017 11:00:46 +0000

Which species provides milk that is extremely protein rich and has three-times the caloric value of buffalo milk?(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuAMomentOfSciencePodcast/~5/HaetDl-_Ew4/049.mp3