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  • Horse Bones 

    Science Update

    Hear how studying horses may help engineers improve human flight in air and space.

    6,7,8,9,10,11,12
  • Cell Phone Traffic 

    Science Update

    Many people stuck in traffic pass the time or take care of business by making calls on their cell phone. Now, scientists have found another way to put that talk time to work. You'll hear about it in this Science Update.

    6,7,8,9,10,11,12
  • Antibacterial Pollution 

    Science Update

    A lot of household products nowadays claim to be antibacterial—containing compounds that kill viruses, bacteria, and other germs on contact. But what happens to these compounds when they get washed down the drain? You'll learn about one worrisome possibility in this Science Update.

    6,7,8,9,10,11,12
  • The Core 

    Science Update

    In this Science Update, hear about a proposal to send a robotic probe to the rim of the earth's fiery core.

    6,7,8,9,10,11,12
  • Born for Strokes 

    Science Update

    When a pregnant woman doesn't take care of herself, you might expect her baby to suffer from birth defects or childhood illnesses. But what happens when her baby grows up? In this Science Update, you'll hear about a recent study that suggests that malnutrition in the womb can come back to haunt you well into adulthood.

    6,7,8,9,10,11,12
  • Bacteria Ballistics 

    Science Update

    In this Science Update, you'll hear about an unusual experiment that explores whether microbes from Mars may have once seeded the Earth.

    6,7,8,9,10,11,12
  • Biblical Tunnel 

    Science Update

    Science and religion have often been at odds. For instance, it took the Catholic Church more than 350 years to rescind its condemnation of Galileo for asserting that the earth wasn't the center of the universe. But now, scientists have proven that one Bible story is right on track.

    6,7,8,9,10,11,12
  • Sea Sponge Fibers 

    Science Update

    In this Science Update, learn how scientists are finding the secrets to improving fiber optics from the ocean depths.

    6,7,8,9,10,11,12
  • Bacterial Batteries 

    Science Update

    Bacteria get a bad rap for causing disease, but many of these organisms are beneficial. Without them, we wouldn't be able to digest our food, and garbage would never decompose. This Science Update describes how one group of scientists has found another way to put bacteria to work.

    6,7,8,9,10,11,12
  • Pizza Cheese 

    Science Update

    In this Science Update, find out why when you heat up leftover slices of pizza, the flavor often isn't quite the same.

    6,7,8,9,10,11,12
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