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We need water to survive and to maintain balance between the environment inside our cells and that on the outside, but is it possible to drink too much?

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Seeing ancient Egyptian mummies like King Tut tells us that people have been preserving dead bodies for a long time.

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Have you ever wondered why Jell-O is so jiggly-wiggly?

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Here are some techniques currently use and some which might be used in the future in order to recycle plastics.

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Can that hand sanitizer effectively keep your hands clean?

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Acid rain is any precipitation (rain, snow, fog, etc.) that has an unusually low pH. But, what is a low pH and why is this a problem?

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We've all seen celebrities with their perfect skin and wondered "How I can get that look?"

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Rohypnol aka the "Date Rape" drug, is an incredibly dangerous weapon in the hands of the wrong people. A look at Rohypnol's pharmacology will explain why.

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How many of you would list cough syrup amongst this list of abused drugs? Turns out that cough syrup can be as dangerous as illegal drugs when taken in large quantities, due to its main ingredient Dextromethrophan.

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The idea that we are able to sniff out a good boyfriend/girlfriend may sound a bit strange at first but it actually forms an exciting area of study within Evolutionary Psychology.

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