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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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Researchers glow green with pride after winning the Nobel Prize.

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If you happen to live in Ontario, you better read up, 'cause your yardwork might actually involve science this year.

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In Chemistry, we learn about ionic forces that dictate the attraction between positively (+) and negatively charged (-) ions. But the force that governs attraction between individuals is, in my opinion, a study in BIOLOGY!

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Metabolism refers to biochemical processes within living organisms or cells that are required to sustain life. Many factors including genes and lifestyle can effect it.

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Dogs shouldn't eat chocolate because they can easily become poisoned by consuming this delectable treat. And it's not only dogs, other animals too!

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In fact, studies have shown that white-tailed deer prefer eating poison ivy over other plants. To most animals, poison ivy is delicious and nutritious.

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