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Some scientist collect armpit sweat in hopes that knowing the identity of the molecules secreted, a methods to avoid sweating and more importantly smelling can be created.

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If you have ever gone for a walk in the country and returned home to find your socks or sweater covered in burrs, you have completed the first step along the way to inventing VELCRO®!

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With an army of powerful computers and servers, David Carrick has set up a live webcam right in their living room giving Canadians a bird eye view of an eagle nest in his backyard!

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Researchers in Japan have caught a real, living, 24-foot long, giant squid off coast of the Ogasawara Islands south of Tokyo!

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Nanotechnology works on a scale of only a couple of nanometers in length. Within this tiny world lies the possibility for microscopic medical devices to fight disease and for computers to use microchips the size of a speck of dust, to name just a few.

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The debate arising from the 2003 paleoanthropologists' discovery of a human ancestor who stood at 1m asks wheather this is a new species or still a Homo sapiens.

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Instead of reproducing like bacteria and viruses, prions (cause of the Mad-Cow Disease) are like trendsetters—they tell others to look and behave like them, and those proteins that conform, influence others to imitate them as well.

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The bacterial strain which cause XDR Tuberculosis is harder to treat since it is resistant to most of the drugs we have to treat it with.

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Administration (FDA) decision that cloned animals as food are no different from regular animals, you will surely be hearing about cloned animals a lot more in the future.

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The discovery of the Archaeopteryx in the late 19th century caused a great uproar in both the scientific community and society at large. The majority of the scientific community accepted that birds had originated from dinosaurs, many were against it.

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