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Month: March 2018

March 30, 2018 Easy Exercise - Short bouts of exercise can add up to big health benefits.
March 29, 2018 Tooth Sensor - Researchers develop a tiny electronic biosensor to monitor mouth chemistry.
March 28, 2018 Earwig Origami - Engineers are learning new folding tricks by studying earwig wings.
March 27, 2018 Cavefish Blood Sugar - Blind cavefish have a genetic mutation that gives them high blood sugar, yet they suffer no ill effects.
March 26, 2018 Listening to Seizures - Scientists have developed a method for listening in on the brain to detect “silent” seizures.
March 23, 2018 Ghost Fishing - Researchers use sonar to locate lost fishing gear that harms sealife.
March 22, 2018 Healthier Smoke - A new filter keeps carcinogens out of smoked foods.
March 21, 2018 Fire Water - Wildfires are making it harder for water treatment facilities to meet drinking water standards.
March 20, 2018 Venomous Mammal - Scientists decode the genome of a rare, primitive mammal with a venomous bite.
March 19, 2018 Ocean Trash Hotspots - Scientists tally up the burden of plastic trash on U.S. coastlines.
March 16, 2018 Infant Logic - Infants use an early form of deductive reasoning.
March 15, 2018 Wasabi vs. Chili Peppers - A listener asks: Why does wasabi's kick disappear so quickly while the heat of chili peppers can last much longer?
March 13, 2018 Roving Bacteria - Gut bacteria can escape into other tissues and cause serious illnesses.
March 12, 2018 Clean Fish Learn Better - Reef fish make better decisions when smaller fish keep them clean.
March 9, 2018 Spreading False News - Why false news spreads faster than the truth on social media.
March 8, 2018 Decoding Fireflies - A listener asks: What are fireflies saying with their flashes?
March 7, 2018 Rewarding Thoughts - Neuroscientists observe how dopamine reinforces new learning.
March 6, 2018 Rock Water - Earth's bedrock helps many forests survive drought.
March 5, 2018 Star Wars Robots - How realistic are Star Wars’ lovable droids?
March 2, 2018 Dino Tracks - A slab of rock reveals what appears to be traces of a dinosaur dance party.
March 1, 2018 Alaska’s Springtime Solar - Alaska’s peak solar producing months are in the spring, rather than the summer.