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While all of us eventually outgrow "Trick or Treating" on Halloween, many of us may never outgrow sugar cravings, and there is a good reason why.

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Scientists can use 3D tissue cultures to study cancer cells - and learn how to stop them.

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Your red blood cells do important work for your body. And they do it well because they’re missing one thing: nuclei.

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Every time you wash your hands, there’s a complex chemical reaction taking place.

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Fourth year undergraduate student at the University of Waterloo, majoring in Biomedical Science and minoring in Classical Studies & Medical Physiology

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When groups of microorganisms live in communities, they can both cause and solve problems for people.

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Scientists can use GWAS results to learn all kinds of things about you from your genes. One day, doctors may even use this information to personalize your medical care.

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Learn about how and why we itch. (4:43 min.)

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From sunburns to skin cancer, there are many ways the sun’s rays can hurt you. Understanding how sunscreen works can help you protect yourself properly.

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When you cut your finger, a complex, three-level system kicks in to make sure you stay healthy and ward off invaders.

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