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Artificial Sweeteners, Diabetes, and the Bacteria Inside of Us

Benny Shilo— Traditional science regards the body as a collection of cells all carrying identical genetic information. The body cells generate specialized tissues that orchestrate the activity of an entire body. This view has been recently challenged, with new scientific findings showing that the microorganisms we carry in and on

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Frozen Truths: What Antarctica Can Tell Us About the World

Follow @yaleSCIbooks Antarctica is a mystery to many because of its inhospitable living conditions, but every year groups of scientists travel to Antarctica to conduct research on a wide variety of topics. Most spend only the summer months on the icy continent before the waterways freeze and boats can no

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