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Most people depend on sight more than any other sense to interact with the world. But millions of people worldwide are either blind or have impaired vision. Fortunately, modern medicine is finding ways to improve and even restore sight!

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Animal agriculture is a big source of methane emissions. That’s right—this powerful greenhouse gas is being produced by cows!

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Mosquitoes are known as disease vectors because they can carry diseases from one animal to another. That includes spreading disease between humans and from animals to humans.

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The butchers of the future will sell meat that have never been part of a living animal. Instead, meat will be made from cultured cells. In other words, it will be grown outside the body, instead of on an animal.

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Babies born by Cesarean section miss out on good bacteria that vaginally-delivered babies get from their mothers. This can have long-term consequences on health, including on the development of allergies and asthma.

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There are all kinds of reasons why students like you might not get enough sleep. But did you know that getting a good night’s rest is important for memory, learning, and health.

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Ever wonder why some foods just seem to have flavours that go well together? The answer may have a lot to do with the chemistry of smell.

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Catalytic converters installed in cars use precious metals as catalysts to speed up chemical reactions. In the process, they convert harmful emissions into more benign (less harmful) ones.

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Like bacteria, cancer cells can develop resistance to drugs. Any cancer cells are left alive after chemotherapy could multiply and form a drug-resistant tumour.

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Anthrax is not a chemical substance. Anthrax is alive!

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