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The science of spiciness

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Do you like spicy food? Do you avoid spicy food or do you take it as a challenge? Why does the spice burn your mouth? Here is the science of spiciness. You may notice that not all spicy food are spicy in the same way. Your brain reacts differently with the different spicy compounds – but the spice is interpreted as pain from the heat receptors. And whether or not you are able to tolerate this pain, it is more of a personal preference and less of a competition. Why do we still have spice in our foods? Are there...

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What Does Bone Marrow Actually Do?

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We all have bone marrow. But what does bone marrow actually do? Our bone marrow is very important as it contains stem cells – cells that can potentially turn into other types of cells that make up the human body. As a result, bone marrow can save lives. Watch the video below to learn more about bone marrow and bone marrow transplant! https://youtu.be/XbRLMbDtiaA Did you learn anything new today? Want to learn more about the human body? Check out our blogs below: What does the liver do? Why are human bodies asymmetrical?

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Is each snowflake unique?

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Is each snowflake unique? Scientists went to find out if it was possible to duplicate snowflakes. Surely enough, we also find out what conditions would change the snowflake formation stages. Snowflakes are beautiful in its own way. They all start in the shape of frozen water crystals, which at their most basic shape is the simple hexagonal shape. As a snowflake makes its way through the sky, different conditions that the snowflake would encounter will affect its growth. Watch the video to find out what causes snowflakes to form the way they did as they fall from the sky! Isn’t...

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Why does your voice change as you get older?

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Your voice will undergo some changes as you age. You may have automatically thought of puberty as one of the milestones for the major changes in your voice. Indeed, puberty brings a lot of changes in the body – not just your voice. However, puberty is not the only time your voice will undergo changes. Why does your voice change as you get older? Watch the video below to find out! https://youtu.be/rjibeBSnpJ0

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