These days, it seems you can’t swing a cricket bat without hitting a zombie reference in the media. Zombies are in the theatres, on prime-time TV, and even invading our classic literature!

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What role do environmental disasters play in the spread of disease?

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People trying to lose weight have a seemingly endless number of options. Many have jumped on the low-carb bandwagon with the Atkins diet. While these have been around for some time, people continue to ask: do low-carb diets actually work?

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On March 11, 2011, an earthquake off the coast of Japan triggered a tsunami that has caused massive destruction. Read about the earth science behind this natural disaster.

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“Natural healthproducts” are found everywhere from pharmacies to grocery shops and every otherstore in between. But what exactly are they? 

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The oceans and our atmosphere work together to form the Earth's climate. Throw humans into the mix and the debate begins. While the atmosphere quickly adjusts to our changes, the oceans are the world's great moderator.

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That mysterious and useful little box in your kitchen- the microwave - is a marvel of modern science and engineering.How does something so complicated help you heat up leftover pizza with the touch of a button?

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Some people write with their right hand, others write with their left. Haveyou ever wondered about people that can write with both hands? These people are known as ambidextrous.

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Did you know that North American women have used tampons since the 1930s? Ever wondered what they're made of now and what they were made of back then…or even earlier?

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Recent allegations in the British Medical Journal claim that a 1998 research paper, which led to widespread public concern about a potential link between the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccination and autism, was an "elaborate fraud".

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