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  • Animal Friendships: Odd Pairings?
    Chances are good you've seen animals playing. Perhaps you have even seen "friendship" between two species, such as your family's cat and dog. Learn more about whether animals actually play, make friends and have emotions.
  • Listeria: Its Poison, Reach and Consequences
    Listeria, the word sounds interesting but harmless, a little like a popular mouthwash. But, instead, Listeria is a rod-shaped bacterium, aerobic or anaerobic—meaning it can grow with or without oxygen—and it has a tendency to grow in chains and cause illness.
  • How Fast Do Animals Run - And Why?
    If you could be any animal, which would you choose? Each animal has its own unique characteristics that help it survive.
  • Skunk Power: The Little ins and Big Outs of This Powerful Creature
    Your assignment, should you choose it, is to find out more about that horrible, mysterious smell. Most likely it is from the shy and somewhat reticent skunk. Is the skunk a maligned creature? Is it harmful or just plain evil? Let’s see where research takes us.
  • Hanging Around: the Life of a Bat
    Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a bat? Learn about bat mythology, biology and more.
  • Learn about the Great Barrier Reef
    There are great mountains, forests and rainforests, but nothing is quite like the Great Barrier Reef. Learn more about Australia's aquatic wonder as well as the plants and marine animals that live there.
  • Symbiosis: Fresh Meaning and the Best Examples
    A relationship—sometimes defined as intimate—between living creatures that feed, protect or are helped by another species is called a symbiotic relationship. Many cases of this unique pairing exist under the sea, although there are similar animal partners, which we will look at, as well.
  • How Is Muscle Created? Learn About Bodybuilding
    Learn about building muscle whether you want to understand more for science class or for your own body training goals. When it comes to muscles, you really do need to break them down in order to build them up.
  • How Does an Airplane Fly? The Physics of Flight
    Just over 100 years ago, gliders were suspect and no one could foresee how a passenger vehicle could fly. Now, although millions of people travel by air every year, most don’t know exactly how a huge hunk of metal (a jumbo jet is 800,000-plus pounds) is able to leave the ground. The marvel of physic
  • What is a Cold? Virus or Bacteria?
    A virus is so efficient, only 24 hours after a single virus particle enters your nose, you’re sick! Learn about causes, symptoms and remedies for the common cold.
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