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Selecting the right house plant could improve indoor air

Indoor air pollution is an important environmental threat to human health, leading to symptoms of "sick building syndrome." But researchers report that surrounding oneself with certain house plants could combat the potentially ...

dateAug 24, 2016 in Other
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Video: The science of spotting fake foods

There's not much that can top a big bowl of spaghetti and meatballs—except, of course, for what belongs on top: parmesan cheese. But, it turns out, what we're eating might not be parmesan at all—the Food and Drug Administration ...

dateAug 18, 2016 in Other
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Video: How to make fish less fishy

Freshly caught fish is delicious. But with every passing day, the nice filet in your fridge smells a little fishier, thanks to a stinky molecule known as trimethylamine. Is there any hope? This week, Reactions helps make ...

dateAug 09, 2016 in Other
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Video: The world's most unavoidable carcinogen

When we go outside, we expose ourselves to the most common carcinogen of all: ultraviolet (UV) rays in sunlight. Most of us know we should apply sunscreen to protect our skin, but some of us forget and suffer a flaky, irritated ...

dateJul 26, 2016 in Other
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Video: Have you ever had real wasabi? Probably not

Sushi wouldn't be the same without wasabi. But odds are that even if you have dined at a nice sushi restaurant, you probably haven't had real wasabi. That green paste may have a very real, very spicy kick, but it likely is ...

dateJul 14, 2016 in Other
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