Science & Health

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

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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

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Earth’s Many Oceans

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

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/23/2012

Detroit Institute of Arts

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.

01/17/2012

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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

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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

GRAY WOLF

Exploring Michigan’s Endangered Species

Like the American alligator and the California condor, gray wolves have been brought back from the brink of extinction in part due to the Endangered Species Act.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/06/2012

The Sun Creates Long Shadows In Winter

Shorter Days Upon Us As Winter Solstice Begins

The sun’s position is exactly overhead at high noon on winter solstice so it is above the horizon for the least amount of time.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/21/2011