The Zika virus is spread by mosquitoes. It has also been linked to birth defects, especially microcephaly. But how do you get from a mosquito bite to microcephaly?

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Athletes who use banned drugs get a unfair advantage. But how do officials know which athletes are cheating and which ones are “clean”? With chemistry, of course!

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Nile Séguin has a look at the Chicken Cannon, artifact no. AY0011, at the Canada Science and Technology Museums Corporation’s storage facility.

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How do you test a spacecraft? Find out how NASA’s newest manned spacecraft, Orion, is being tested on its first flight into space on December 5, 2014.

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How does science work? Follow the steps involved in the discovery of a new species of spider to learn that scientific endeavors are not linear in nature. Learn more and access the animated flowchart seen in the video at http://undsci.berkeley.edu

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Research and the clinical trial is a fundamental tool of modern medicine. In fact, the clinical trial is the medical invention that has contributed to nearly all of the life saving medicines we know today.

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How does an animal without legs actually move across the ground? This is a question that mathematicians at the National Science Foundation set out to answer using observation, experimentation, and computer modelling.

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In this video from the BBC Science Club, learn about the history of physics & what it has taught us

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