Julia Wilde

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  • Why Are Humans Slower Than Most Animals?

    Compared to some mammals humans are a relatively slow animal. Why didn't we evolve to be faster?

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  • Do Presidents Age Faster Than The Rest Of Us?

    Over the past eight years we've seen photos of a very aged President Obama, does the stress of leadership cause presidents to age faster?

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  • Why Are The Biggest Animals on Earth Vegetarian?

    The biggest land animals are all on a plant-only diet. Why doesn't eating meat make you big and strong?

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  • How We Design Buildings To Survive Earthquakes

    Attempts to build earthquake-proof buildings keep getting better and better, but how exactly do these methods of preventing collapse work?

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  • What Happens To Child Prodigies When They Grow Up?

    Children who develop remarkable skills at an early age are often known as prodigies, but what happens to these kids once they grow up?

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  • Do Five Dimensional Black Holes Prove Einstein Wrong?

    Scientists have recently modeled a strange black hole in a 5D universe. What does this mean to Einstein's Theory of Relativity?

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  • How Snakes Jump and Move Without Legs

    Here's how these reptiles evolved to be expert slithering creatures -- no legs required

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  • Alcohol, Caffeine, & Opioids: What Happens When You're Hooked?

    Withdrawal is a painful experience when someone stops taking a drug. What makes its symptoms so awful?

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  • What Is The Deep Space Network & How Does It Work?

    Satellites and rovers in space use the Deep Space Network to get information back to Earth. What is it and how does it work?

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  • Why Haven't Aliens Found Us Yet?

    We haven't found aliens yet, but if they were out there, would they even contact us?

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