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Venomous snakes are not only dangerous, but also fascinating because their venom holds clues to medical discoveries that can save human lives.

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Henrietta Lacks was a poor African-American tobacco farmer from Virginia. When her cells were collected by medical researchers after her death in 1951, it changed the future of medicine.

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Dates contains most of the nutrition you need to maintain a healthy diet. They’re small and you don’t even need to cut or peel them. Just grab and eat!

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Isotopes are a lot like a foreign language. Once you know how to interpret them, you can learn a lot more about the world around you.

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Recent research shows that using electronic devices with bright screens close to bedtime can make it harder to sleep. And not getting enough sleep is bad for your health.

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Vanadium compounds are used in various commercial and industrial applications, such as strengthening steel. However, the most interesting use for vanadium may turn out to be its ability to store power.

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Our species’ capacity to adapt is unlike any other. Have you ever wondered what will become of humans?

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Bernoulli’s equation is key to understanding why curveballs curve.

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Would developing Star Wars technologies actually require breaking any laws of physics? Surprisingly, the answer is often no.

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Many people suffer from chemophobia: the (irrational) fear of chemicals. They will try to avoid anything that contains chemicals and look for products labeled as “chemical free”.

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