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Your body is made up cells that reproduce almost endlessly on their own, so why don’t you live forever? Well, the answer to that question is still not fully understood and even what we do know is incredibly complicated.

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You’ve probably heard the saying “leaves of three; let them be” – a warning to steer clear of the three-leafed plant poison ivy.

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Have you ever heard the saying: “You are what you eat”? This saying is especially true for Monarch butterflies.

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The feminization of fish is a problem that has been observed around the globe in freshwater and marine systems. What does this mean and why is it happening?

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Scientists at the Dolphin Research Centre in the Florida Keys have found that blindfolded dolphins can sense and imitate the actions of other dolphins nearby. Could this be evidence of extrasensory perveption?

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There’s exciting news for those of us whowish to bridge the gap between video games and the real world. Researchers haverecently constructed what may be the world’s first video games incorporatingliving organisms! 

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Ever wonder why penguins are so “well-dressed”? In fact, the black and white tuxedo-like “look” of the modern day penguin is a departure from that of a prehistoric predecessor.

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While the cast of the movie The Hangover gets themselves intohilarious predicaments the day after a night of excessive drinking inLas Vegas, the reality of an actual hangover is a lot less humorous.

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The common cold is really just a collection of symptoms caused by the reaction of your immune system to viruses.

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