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Researchers have mapped the brain cell branches and connections in a piece of mouse brain tissue smaller than a dust mite. They gained some insights about how the cells talk to each other. Shows why neuroscience is so incredibly complicated.

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What does the Ebola virus actually do in your body? Why is it so dangerous and why does it kill so many people? This video uses the analogy of a war to explain how the Ebola virus avoids and then turns the immune system against the body.

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This video looks at how the features of plastic that makes is so useful to us (cheap, durable and expendable) have resulted in serious issues in the ocean. Addresses both macro and microplastics.

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Within a few decades, it is very possible that some of the power you use will be generated by bacteria.

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Scientists estimate that there are more than 5.25 trillion plastic pieces floating on the surface of oceans.

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Egg whites and a little sugar are what gives meringue its wonderful texture.

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Farmers produce close to a million metric tons of tomatoes in Canada every year. Scientists find better ways to grow them in the field or greenhouse and explore whether tomatoes could have applications in the prevention of cancer and other diseases.

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Pfizer and Cortical Studios team up to present a visually stunning depiction of the complex functionality of our immune system.

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Every second of your life you are under attack from bacteria, viruses, spores and more. This animation shows the immune system as a powerful army of cells that fights for your survival. It is a complex, beautiful and just awesome system.

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On Monday, August 10, 2015, astronauts onboard the International Space Station became the first humans to ever eat space-grown food.

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