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Despite what your parents may say, playing video games can be useful. Studies have shown that they can assist with development of advanced hand-eye coordination, problem solving and logical thinking skills, etc.

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Using bacteria as drug delivery systems inside the body.

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So, you have that craving for chocolate? Well, what you might really have is thirst that is often masked as desire for sweets by our brain. And the easiest way to solve that is to get a good gulp of water. But where should you go?

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Metabolism and thermoregulation make sure that our bodies heat up and cool down, but not by too much.

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Other than in dire cases, diet pills carry more risk than benefits. Dieting and exercise are still the best ways to control our weight.

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What is slimy, has three jaws, about 300 teeth, and likes to suck on your scrumptious human blood? Fact: An adult leech can consume 10 times its own body weight before falling off to slowly digest its meal.

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Leg cramps... they can happen anywhere, anytime and often when you least expect it.To understand what's going on, we need to know a little bit about how muscles work.

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DNA Day experts answer your questions about genetics and behaviour. Learn More about DNA Day.

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