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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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Your cells may be tiny, but they can do some pretty complex tasks to keep you alive. That’s because your cells, like the cells of every living organism, have specialized proteins constantly hard at work.

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Chocolate doesn’t necessarily cause acne. And it has some health benefits that might surprise you. It all comes down to understanding what’s in chocolate and how it affects your body.

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If you get seasick, it’s probably because what you see doesn’t match what you feel. So to understand motion sickness, you need to understand how your body senses motion.

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Eventually, everybody dies. But that doesn’t mean that scientists shouldn’t work to help people live the longest, most enjoyable life possible.

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Arctic animals have features that help them thrive in a harsh environment. But the reverse is also true: many of these creatures depend on Arctic conditions to survive.

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An Italian doctor wants to transplant a quadriplegic patient’s head onto a donor body. Is this is the next leap in regenerative medicine, or just a whacked-out idea from a latter-day Dr. Frankenstein.

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