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If you've ever made a cream pie and it turned into a soupy disaster overnight, then you know about this common frustration.
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Mapping the human genome is interesting, but why exactly is it useful?
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Suppose you could live a longer, healthier life if you were willing to eat about half what you normally do and spend every day feeling cold and hungry?
Olympic trainers take these systems into account. A long-distance runner should use aerobic metabolism for as much of her ATP as possible. To ensure this, she’ll be tested on a treadmill to measure her threshold of aerobic metabolism.