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A haunting halo

A haunting halo

The chemistry of a glow stick

By | Posted February 21, 2012

How does a paternity test work?

How does a paternity test work?

Science answers that timeless question: who’s your daddy?

By | Posted January 19, 2012

Why do I sometimes think my cell phone is ringing, when it's not?

Why do I sometimes think my cell phone is ringing, when it’s not?

The mysterious world of phantom vibrations

By | Posted May 26, 2011

How does the cardiovascular system work?

How does the cardiovascular system work?

There is a simple analogy: FedEx

By | Posted March 6, 2011

"C" is for chemistry

“C” is for chemistry

Science you didn’t know you were doing

By | Posted February 24, 2011

Do Frequent Fliers Age More Slowly?

Do Frequent Fliers Age More Slowly?

According to Einstein’s theory of relativity, air travel and time travel are intertwined.

By | Posted October 20, 2010

How Does a Venus Flytrap Work?

How Does a Venus Flytrap Work?

Digging up the secrets of a plant that senses, moves and digests without nerves, muscles or a stomach

By | Posted March 14, 2010

How Much Faster Can We Run?

How Much Faster Can We Run?

Records show that we’re getting faster, but does the human body have a natural speed limit? And if a biological law exists, how long until people try to break it?

By | Posted February 18, 2010

Why Can't You Use Cell Phones on Airplanes?

Why Can’t You Use Cell Phones on Airplanes?

Wireless technology has improved, but the ban still holds…for now.

By | Posted February 8, 2010

What Makes Snot Turn Green?

What Makes Snot Turn Green?

We all do it, one time or another. You blow your nose for what must be the hundredth time that day. Before you throw out the tissue, you take a surreptitious glance inside. Rather than the usual clear or slight yellow, you see something different. Something green. Suddenly, your snot resembles the color palette of […]

By | Posted February 1, 2010

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