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Know Before You Sip

A Look Into Drinking Myths Myth #1 – Eating after drinking can help reduce an impending hangover False. Eating after drinking will do nothing, since the alcohol will be absorbed long before the food is...
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Mother Nature Knows Best

The Science of Spider Silk Spider webs are everywhere.  From the ornate death trap spanning two tree branches in the woods to the cobweb in the dusty corner of an old attic, we sometimes overlook the amazing...
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Contact Lenses

How a Little Piece of Plastic Has Helped 125 Million People to See More than half a millennium ago, Leonardo da Vinci first published Codex of the Eye, which explored the mechanisms of the eye and its ability...
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The Terrible Tattoos

Why a Little Bit of Ink is a Whole Lot of Infection In the last few years, hipster subculture has sent today’s youth ringing up secondhand vintage clothing at local thrift shops and vying for the affections...
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Fire Safety Unveiled

The Science Behind the Fine “Fire Safety woke me up this morning,” my freshman year roommate indignantly told me one afternoon. “And they fined me for my hot pot!” A hot pot? Why would she get fined...
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Tasty Treats

The Science of Chocolate As you bite into a piece of chocolate do you ever wonder why it melts in your mouth? Are you ever amazed by the crisp snap of a glossy, rich chocolate bar? Chocolate-making is an...