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April 13, 2012

 

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You’re Giving Me an Ulcer

Have you ever heard that too much stress causes stomach ulcers?

April 9, 2012

 

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Tooth Decay Is A Real Problem In The U.S.

Got tooth decay? You are not alone.

February 28, 2012

 

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The Connection Between Bacteria And Multiple Sclerosis

Most people know illnesses like intestinal upsets can be caused by bacteria. They don't link bacteria with an illness like multiple sclerosis.

December 2, 2011

 

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Where Do Germs Hide In Schools?

It's probably the school bathrooms that are the problem spots for germs, right?

November 25, 2011

 

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Bacteria Have A Sweet Tooth For Ethanol

It seems that bacteria can have a sweet tooth for many types of fuel. Scientists have to remain vigilant to protect pipelines from erosion.

September 22, 2011

 

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Some Monkeys Chew Their Cud?

Proboscis monkeys from Borneo and cows do have something in common: They both chew their cuds.

June 3, 2011

 

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Should I Have My Tonsils Removed?

Say, "Ahh!" Why do we have tonsils and why are they sometimes taken out?

May 16, 2011

 

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Organization Is Key For Amoeba-Like Cells

How do the amoeba-like organisms form a slime mold? The answer is organization and communication.

May 13, 2011

 

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How A Microscopic Organism Changes From An Amoeba To A Grex

Here is the strange life story of a nearly microscopic organism that eats bacteria in rotting logs and damp earth.

May 10, 2011

 

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Why Meat Stays Red: Myoglobin And Nitrites

Check any package of bacon, hotdogs, or cold cuts and chances are you'll find nitrites listed among the ingredients.

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