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Your red blood cells do important work for your body. And they do it well because they’re missing one thing: nuclei.

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Every time you wash your hands, there’s a complex chemical reaction taking place.

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A process called ion mobility spectrometry checks the molecules on your clothing and luggage, looking for suspicious chemicals.

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Just like replicators on Star Trek, 3D printers can create all kinds of objects. One day, they’ll even be able to print human cells, tissues and organs. What medical processes might this change?

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When groups of microorganisms live in communities, they can both cause and solve problems for people.

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Scientists can use GWAS results to learn all kinds of things about you from your genes. One day, doctors may even use this information to personalize your medical care.

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From sunburns to skin cancer, there are many ways the sun’s rays can hurt you. Understanding how sunscreen works can help you protect yourself properly.

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When you cut your finger, a complex, three-level system kicks in to make sure you stay healthy and ward off invaders.

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In people with synesthesia, stimulating one sense leads to the stimulation of another. Letters might always have a certain colour, or subway stations might have a taste!

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Drones aren’t just cool little flying machines. They’re also extremely useful in many areas: scientific research, celebrity performances...they might even be able to help farmers grow crops!

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