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The shut down of the Chalk River nuclear reactor in Ontario has hospitals across the country (and around the world) scrambling over a severe shortage of medical nuclear isotopes.

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Whether you need to pick up a prescription after your doctors appointment or just need some advice on your medications, a pharmacist is someone you are bound to turn to.

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Several farmers in China recently discovered a mystery in their watermelon fields.  It looked like someone had planted dynamite among their crops: thousands of watermelons were destroyed before they could be harvested, burst wide open.

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With its shine and brilliant white luster, silver is one of the more luxurious metals and is used in both everyday products and luxury goods.

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For some young partygoers, mixing energy drinks with alcohol is becoming increasingly popular. But, have you ever stopped to think about how the combination of energy drinks and alcohol actually affects the body?

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Whether for making a fashion statement or just for covering grey hair, people have been using hair dye for many years.

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Is that bright orange powder that comes in a Kraft Dinner box really cheese? Sort of.

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Rain falls to the ground when watervapour in the atmosphere forms droplets heavy enough to fall to earth.

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In summer and fall, tropical bodies of water have been warmed by the sun and store fantastic amounts of energy as heat. Tropical cyclones use that energy as their driving power... but what starts the engine?

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The electrons are what allow atoms to react with each other in chemical reactions, and they are also what cause certain compounds to emit light when heated.

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