The simple truth about salt is that we like its taste - it has nothing to do with making food taste better.

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If you were able to pick between two super powers, which would you choose... X-ray vision or the ability to fly?

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What can grow up to 80 meters tall and live for 1000 years? Give up? It's a Giant Sequoia, the biggest plant in the world.

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You settle down to enjoy a piece of rich, moist chocolate cake, and a second later your dog is there, using his best puppy eyes to get himself a little treat. Should you fall for it, and give him a piece? Not if you love your dog!

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What all crystals have in common is an extremely well-organized molecular structure and this crystal structure is just as important to the crystal as the molecules it contains.

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Your skin is like realestate. There are some good neighbours (good bacteria) that you want to move in, and some bad neighbours (bad bacteria) you want to move out.

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Fire Investigators must be very knowledgeable about the relationships between physics, chemistry, fire protection methodology, and forensic engineering (the study of materials that fail to function properly).

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Hypothalamus, hormones, habits, they all have a key role in the science of satiety.

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We have to travel back to the beginning of life on earth, just to explain why sugars taste so good.

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CSI re-runs would have you believe that DNA identification is the be-all and end-all of crime scene investigation - but this isn't quite the case.

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