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Science: June 2012 Archives

The Evolution of Music

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

You could call it survival of the funkiest! In a recent experiment, scientists applied Darwin's laws of natural selection to a random series of electronic loops, beats and sounds. They wanted to see if a song would evolve over time. Michael Bhardwaj has the story.

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Hotel Rooms and Bacteria

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

If you're checking in to a hotel on your summer vacation, you might want to pack a few extra bottles of hand sanitizer. Scientists have found all sorts of nasty bacteria lurking in places you'd never expect ... like the tv remote. Science guy Michael Bhardwaj has that story.

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Science of Soccer

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

Sport scientists are paying close attention to every strike, dash and goal during the Euro Cup. They want to use their observations to help their own teams score at the London Olympic Games. Science columnist Michael Bhardwaj has the story.

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