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Ancient DNA

As any historian will tell you, things get more difficult to find, the farther back in time you go. The news from a few decade ago – that’s easy.  Familial history going back centuries. Tricky, but achievable. A way of life conducted thousands or even millions of years ago – a much more difficult proposition. …

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Coughs and Sneezes

“Coughs and sneezes spread diseases…” Who hasn’t heard that or something similar throughout their childhood? Often accompanied by the thrust of a tissue or handkerchief in the direction of that same cough or sneeze. Far from being the brain child of some paper product manufacturer to boost his business, this action has plenty of science …

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Pain and Pleasure

Cartoons have been around for as long as we have had moving pictures. They offer us a world where real life rules don’t exist and characters can get away with almost anything. One of the favourite themes is the ability of the characters to survive the most excruciating pain. Burning, decapitation, long distance falls, crushings, …

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