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How do we determine how much salt we need? By looking at people’s diets and how their diets affect their health. Sounds easy? Actually, it is not.
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By looking at how mussels stick to rocks, how a beetle collects water in the desert, and how the lotus plant repels water, scientists have come up with novel products that promise to improve our lives.
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How do mussels stick to rocks? Lucy loves to talk about it. Not Alex, who has other plans...
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Kombucha, a fizzy drink made by fermenting tea and sugar, is becoming more popular. Many people—including the author—say that kombucha gives them an energy boost and helps their digestion, even though there is no scientific evidence to support these claims.
By Kristin Harper
The number of teens who are smoking e-cigarette has tripled between 2013 and 2014. How are e-cigarettes affecting their health, and how do e-cigarettes compare with regular cigarettes?