A Moment of Science

Busting Bedbugs

Hinzugefügt: 16. Juli 2021

How are bedbugs able to spread so quickly even though they don't fly? Today's A Moment of Science explains more.

The Albatross

Hinzugefügt: 15. Juli 2021

How much do you know about the albatross? Today's A Moment of Science takes a look at these impressive birds.

Early Crop Evolution

Hinzugefügt: 14. Juli 2021

Today's A Moment of Science looks at the beginnings of how our ancestors influenced crop production.

The Sex Lives Of Reindeer Lichen

Hinzugefügt: 13. Juli 2021

For a long time, scientists thought reindeer lichen reproduced asexually. Now, new research shows the lives of these lichen may be more interesting than previously thought.

Cool Down With A Hot Drink On A Hot Day

Hinzugefügt: 12. Juli 2021

Is it better to drink a hot or cold beverage when trying to cool down?

Cats And Wildlife

Hinzugefügt: 9. Juli 2021

We might have domesticated cats, but how are their hunting instincts still impacting the environment?

Gopher Tortoises

Hinzugefügt: 8. Juli 2021

Why is the gopher tortoise known for saving its neighbor's lives? Today's A Moment of Science explains.

Birds And Small Mammals In The Desert

Hinzugefügt: 7. Juli 2021

How do birds and small mammals deal with the heat when living in the desert?

Voting By Sneezing

Hinzugefügt: 6. Juli 2021

Today's episode looks at one of the unique ways animals communicate with each other.

Life Inside Sea Floor Rock

Hinzugefügt: 5. Juli 2021

Today's episode uncovers how the ocean floor might not be a lifeless place.

Earth's Early Continents

Hinzugefügt: 1. Juli 2021 - Durchschnittliche Bewertung: 5

What was our planet like in its infancy?

Female Dragonflies Fake Death To Survive

Hinzugefügt: 30. Juni 2021

Some female dragonflies have been observed using unconventional tactics to evade aggressive pursuers.

Fossilized Lightning

Hinzugefügt: 29. Juni 2021

Where can we find the marks of Zeus's stray lightning?

Dog Facial Expressions And Humans

Hinzugefügt: 28. Juni 2021

The assumption for years has been that animal facial expressions aren't related to complex cognitive processing. But research now suggests this may be incorrect.

Camber Angles

Hinzugefügt: 25. Juni 2021

How are racecar drivers able to stay so stable turning the corners of the racetrack? Besides years of practice, camber angles help out.

Should You Tap Your Soda Can?

Hinzugefügt: 24. Juni 2021

We've all heard the old wives's tale to tap your soda before opening it to prevent fizzing over. Is there any truth in this advice?

The Ogre-Faced Spider Hunts Using Sound

Hinzugefügt: 23. Juni 2021

Today's A Moment of Science looks at some of the amazing qualities of the Ogre-Faced Spider.

How A Rogue Gene May Contribute To Cancer

Hinzugefügt: 22. Juni 2021

New research into cancer sheds some light on a gene that might be contributing to cancer risks.

Amazing Roaches

Hinzugefügt: 21. Juni 2021

It seems like whenever a roach is spotted, it runs away before it can be caught. What sort of abilities do they have to help make this happen?

The Ambivalent Teenage Years Of Worms

Hinzugefügt: 18. Juni 2021

We probably all went through a few phases in our teenage years. How do other animals act during their adolescent stages?