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How does your body know to stop digesting after all the food is gone?
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Have you ever gotten a virus and wondered how your body was fighting it off?
If you could unravel DNA from a single cell, it would be about six feet long! So how exactly does it fit inside the nucleus? Find out on this Moment of Science.
Could a new experiment done on monkeys lead to fixing color blindness in humans?
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We think of ice as snowflakes, ice cubes, snow cones, and dangerous patches on the sidewalk. Scientists have many different ways of categorizing ice too!