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In 2017, scientists found fossils dating back to at least 3.8 billion years ago. How have life forms changed since then - and why?

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Did you know that the ocean is full of very small but very useful creatures called microbes? Without them, none of the sea plants or animals you’ve seen would exist!

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Scientists can use 3D tissue cultures to study cancer cells - and learn how to stop them.

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Your red blood cells do important work for your body. And they do it well because they’re missing one thing: nuclei.

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Every time you wash your hands, there’s a complex chemical reaction taking place.

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A process called ion mobility spectrometry checks the molecules on your clothing and luggage, looking for suspicious chemicals.

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Just like replicators on Star Trek, 3D printers can create all kinds of objects. One day, they’ll even be able to print human cells, tissues and organs. What medical processes might this change?

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When groups of microorganisms live in communities, they can both cause and solve problems for people.

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Scientists can use GWAS results to learn all kinds of things about you from your genes. One day, doctors may even use this information to personalize your medical care.

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From sunburns to skin cancer, there are many ways the sun’s rays can hurt you. Understanding how sunscreen works can help you protect yourself properly.

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