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There is a lot of scientific information available in the media, especially online. It can be hard to decide if you should take what you read at face value.

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Even on relatively short trips close to Earth, astronauts have regularly experienced bone loss. To better understand why, you need to know a bit about how bones are formed and maintained in your body.

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Most of the time, people tend to be cooperative, kind, and helpful. Have you ever wondered why?

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From homes to movie sets, solid surface materials can mimic the look of most other materials while providing many advantages.

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Venomous snakes are not only dangerous, but also fascinating because their venom holds clues to medical discoveries that can save human lives.

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Henrietta Lacks was a poor African-American tobacco farmer from Virginia. When her cells were collected by medical researchers after her death in 1951, it changed the future of medicine.

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Dates contains most of the nutrition you need to maintain a healthy diet. They’re small and you don’t even need to cut or peel them. Just grab and eat!

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Isotopes are a lot like a foreign language. Once you know how to interpret them, you can learn a lot more about the world around you.

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Recent research shows that using electronic devices with bright screens close to bedtime can make it harder to sleep. And not getting enough sleep is bad for your health.

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Vanadium compounds are used in various commercial and industrial applications, such as strengthening steel. However, the most interesting use for vanadium may turn out to be its ability to store power.

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