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  • Question Your World: Is beauty sleep real?

    Did you get your beauty sleep last night? Yes, I’m talking about that old wives’ tale about getting enough sleep and staying beautiful. While beauty truly is in the eye of the beholder, a recent study kind of backs up some of the physical benefits associated with regularly getting a good night’s sleep. Is beauty sleep real?

  • Question Your World: Can sharks walk?

    Every year smart and dedicated people from around the world learn about more beings that share this planet with us. Sometimes they find bugs, other times they find birds, and sometimes they find sharks! A group of new discoveries has now added four more species to our database of sharks. These four species not only swim, they can also walk. This, of course, begs today’s big question: Can sharks walk?

  • Question Your World: Is the little drummer boy's brain different? 

    This time of year, classic holiday songs are heard blasting out of speakers all over the nation. One of those timeless classics is "The Little Drummer Boy", classic or Bowie version, both can be frequently heard this time of year. We thought to take this opportunity to chat about this classic holiday song and some breaking science news. Is The Little Drummer Boy's brain different?

  • Question Your World: Which new relative of ours was discovered?

    Thanksgiving time is here! When we are given a chance to sit around the table together with loved ones and for better or worse, we get a chance to learn more about our own family. Which new relative of ours was discovered?

  • Question Your World: Should we rake leaves?

    As autumn makes its presence known, we start to see a lot of leaves falling to the ground. Recently lawn maintenance was viewed through the lens of science and the big question had to be asked, should we rake leaves?

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