Science & Health

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The Inspirational Renaissance Era

Scientific communication increased immensely, inventors like Galileo challenged the old school of thought and artists created a style called realism – this was the Renaissance.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/07/2012

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Where Does Silk Come From?

The next time you put on a tie or wrap that scarf around your neck, talk to your children about how the silk for these accessories comes from a special insect called the silkworm

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/07/2012

National American Heart Month

Of all the organs in our bodies, it’s the heart that seems to snag the most attention.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/01/2012


Why We See Our Breath In The Cold Air

You’ll soon notice the clouds of breath that come from your mouth while you’re waiting at the bus stop with kids.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/23/2012


Earth’s Many Oceans

They vary in size but one thing they they have in common is salt.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/23/2012

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Art Is Everywhere!

There are all sorts of connections between arts and sciences.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/17/2012

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What Is A Star?

Scientists have classified stars into categories to study their similarities and differences.


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How Do Animals Hibernate?

The American black bear is one of nine bear species that really knows how to hunker down for a long winter’s nap.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/17/2012

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Blood Facts For National Blood Donor Month

While everyone’s blood is definitely red, not everyone shares the same blood type.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/17/2012


Feed Your Brains With Tastey Whole Grains! (And More)

Since pre-school you’ve told your kids that they have to protect their heads by wearing helmets when they bike and rollerblade. Now, tell them that certain foods protect their brain, too

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/06/2012