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Biology Questions after Octopus Bites Woman on Face During Photo Pose

August 14, 2019

An octopus bit a Washington woman’s face while she handled it to pose for a photo, Seattle news station KIRO-7 reported. Jamie Bisceglia was hospitalized after she balanced the creature on her face and it rammed its venomous beak into her chin. Cephalopods are a dangerous marine wonder. […]

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The Great Courses Learning Paths—Biology and Chemistry

February 11, 2019

Biology and chemistry rule our entire world, from the air we breathe to the clothing we wear. Discover the science of life and share the joy of humanity’s greatest ongoing adventure of discovery and exploration with this series of courses providing a deep-dive into the ever-changing worlds of biology and chemistry. […]

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British Literature

H.G. Wells: Using Utopia in Science Fiction

April 19, 2021

In “The Time Machine”, the Time Traveler witnesses an intriguing future with his wonderful machine. It’s that tale that makes up most of the narrative, and that provides, in a sense, a utopia within a science fiction frame. […]

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Defense Department to Use DNA to Identify Unknown WWII Casualties

April 14, 2021

DNA database process used for crime-solving may help identify unknown soldiers. The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has tried for decades to verify the identities of the thousands of American troops who died in World War II but were unidentifiable. Genes hold our unique blueprints. […]

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Health And Fitness

Seemingly Benign Infections of the 1950s in the US

April 12, 2021

Aside from the poliomyelitis, several of the childhood diseases such as mumps and measles were defeated in the United States in the 1950s, and some of the scientists believed that the worst was over. There were, however, a few bacterial infections such as strep tonsillitis, childhood ear infections, and the common cold that were still prevalent in the United States. […]

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