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The Fantastic Fur of Sea Otters

KQED Science | January 6, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Fantastic Fur of Sea Otters

Sea otters aren’t just cute -- they’re a vivid example of life on the edge. Unlike whales and other ocean mammals, sea otters have no blubber. Yet they're still able to keep warm in the frigid Pacific waters. The secret to their survival? A fur coat like no other.

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Can’t Pop This: Bubble Scientists Reveal the Physics of Soap

KQED Science | May 9, 2013 | 1 Comment

Can’t Pop This: Bubble Scientists Reveal the Physics of Soap

Why do bubbles pop? And what happens when they do? UC Berkeley scientists have cracked the bubble cluster code.

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