A Moment of Science

Safe Sex for Moths

Dodany: 12 marca 2018


Certain species of male moths use toxins to protect themselves during sex.

Dwarf Mistletoe

Dodany: 9 marca 2018


As if ordinary mistletoe didn't already spell trouble for trees, its cousin the dwarf mistletoe is a huge problem. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

How To Judge Statistical Risks

Dodany: 8 marca 2018


We explain some of the ways you can better assess statistical risks.

Can Fish Be Depressed?

Dodany: 7 marca 2018


Scientists are studying the intelligence and emotional lives of freshwater fish.

What The Weather Report Doesn’t Tell You

Dodany: 6 marca 2018


There can be big variations in the temperature based on height and distance from the ground.

Eye Contact Is Important

Dodany: 5 marca 2018


The way some people make judgments in social situations may be based upon what constitutes normal eye contact.

The Pros And Cons Of An Attractive Face

Dodany: 2 marca 2018


Scientists researched whether people found scientists that were perceived attractive more or less credible.

Humans Foraged Wild Wheat 30,000 Years Ago

Dodany: 1 marca 2018


Humans gathering rice, wheat, and barley affected the plants' evolution.

Thirty Years Of A Moment Of Science

Dodany: 28 lutego 2018


We celebrate thirty years of teaching you new and interesting facts!

Why Do Cats’ Eyes Glow At Night?

Dodany: 27 lutego 2018


Cats and other nocturnal animals have a part of their eye called the tapetum lucidum.

Cooking An Egg From Liquid To Solid

Dodany: 26 lutego 2018


Why does the consistency of an egg change from liquid to more or less solid as it cooks?

Gopher Tortoises Save Lives

Dodany: 23 lutego 2018


Your animal of the day is the gopher tortoise, a reptile known for saving its neighbors' lives.

What Came First, Language or Perception?

Dodany: 22 lutego 2018


What Came First, Language or Perception? Find out on this Moment of Science.

Sixteen Percent Of Global Deaths In 2015

Dodany: 21 lutego 2018


What was the largest cause of premature death in people in 2015?

Seeing Yourself As Others See You

Dodany: 20 lutego 2018


Today, we have an experiment that uses multiple mirrors, so you can see how you appear to other people.

Sleep Deprivation

Dodany: 19 lutego 2018


Losing a couple hours of sleep each night adds up to major sleep deprivation.

Salmon That Move Mountains

Dodany: 16 lutego 2018


Humans aren't the only animals that can alter landscapes.

Zero Gravity, Does It Exist?

Dodany: 15 lutego 2018


When astronauts orbit the earth, they're still subject to gravity, but they're moving sideways so quickly that even though they're being pulled towards the earth, they're not getting any closer to...

The Biggest Event Of The Year For Lakes

Dodany: 14 lutego 2018


During spring and fall turnovers, all the water in a freshwater lake is the same temperature.

Even Jellyfish Sleep

Dodany: 13 lutego 2018


Scientists are still trying to figure out why humans and other organisms need to sleep.