Eating laundry pods can be dangerous, even deadly. Learn the science behind why.

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Hydroelectricity can be an environmentally friendly source of energy, especially compared to fossil fuels. But it also comes with a risk of mercury poisoning.

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Anthrax is one of the most common weapons used in biological attacks. Anthrax spores can be transported and spread under conditions that would kill other biological agents.

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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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Many people suffer from chemophobia: the (irrational) fear of chemicals. They will try to avoid anything that contains chemicals and look for products labeled as “chemical free”.

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One of the worst things you can do after getting stung by a jellyfish is pee on it.

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This video from MinuteEarth explains how plants communicate not only with each other, but with animals as well.

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Last week was Discovery Channel’s ‘Shark Week’, but sharks aren’t the only fascinating creatures in the ocean. The box jellyfish is the most venomous animal in the world. Find out about the jellyfish sting!

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Many plants produce chemical compounds that can be toxic in larger doses.

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Winner of the Excellence Award - Gold Medal (Intermediate) at the Canada Wide Science Fair 2013

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