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Come to find out, bacteria is not all that bad. In fact, it's quite necessary for human life to thrive.
There could be a molecular solution to treating cholera---a disease that affects millions of people around the world.
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Radiation is supposed to be bad for you, right? So why did the federal government recently pass legislation allowing schools to serve irradiated meat to kids?
We all know we need iron to live. How else would our blood carry oxygen to our lungs? And cells need iron in order to multiply. The problem is that our cells aren’t the only ones who need iron in order to thrive. Cancer cells and microorganisms like E. Coli and staph need iron too.