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What is Natural Selection?

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The more popular an idea is, the more it can get muddled up. Natural selection is one such concept that is often misused and misattributed. It comes from the theory of evolution put forward by Darwin, which...
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What is Sustainable Fashion?

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Back in the day, clothes consisted of whatever could be pieced together in nature. Now, we have fashion that ranges from simple everyday wear to extravagant couture that could only be worn on a runway. No...
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How to Use Less Plastic

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The convenience of plastic has led to its widespread, and sometimes excessive, use. Grocery shopping often makes this blatantly apparent, when you’re left with more plastic to toss than food you bought. It’s...
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What Causes a Chemical Reaction?

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Chemical reactions take place all the time. Iron rusting is a chemical reaction. Burning wood is a chemical reaction. There are even a whole bunch going on in your body right now! The universe runs on...
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What Plant is the Most Toxic?

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Nature comes up with a whole host of ways to kill. Predators grow scary teeth and claws, and prey develop effective defense mechanisms. Plants are no exception and are just as capable of killing you as a...
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How Do Plant Species Go Extinct?

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Extinctions tend to happen every few million or so years. These extinctions don’t just happen to animals, but plants as well. It shouldn’t be surprising, given that plants are living organisms that adapt to...
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What Causes Lightning?

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Dangerous and beautiful are two words that come to mind when thinking about lightning. Imagine what you might have thought if you were an early human experiencing a lightning storm for the first time. You...
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Are Birds Really Dinosaurs?

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Some people love birds, viewing them as majestic creatures and even bringing them into their homes as pets. Others are terrified of the beasts and would rather swim through shark infested waters than go near...
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How Does Pollination Work?

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We’re all aware of the importance of bees. They’re our pollinators, and they keep our world full of colorful flowers and help humans increase crop yield. Many other insects are pollinators too, forming a...
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How Do Cuts Heal?

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When was the last time you had a minor cut? Did you cover it up with a band aid then look at it a day or so later, amazed at how quickly it healed up? Your body is very good at making sure that a small wound...
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How to Get Rid of Scars

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Everyone has scars (the physical kind). Childhood accidents, small cuts, minor surgery - no matter the cause, chances are you have a scar you want to get rid of. It’s not always certain how to do that...
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How Does the Flu Shot Work?

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Ah, flu season. The coughing. The sneezing. The out of stock tissues and fever medication. And of course, the fear. Many of us don’t think about how serious something as “simple” as a flu can get, and yet it...