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Good Bacteria to Prevent the Flu? Interpreting the Data Is Messy

A recent CBC Marketplace episode may have made you think that eating probiotic yogurt would protect you from the flu. But what the studies actually show is how messy research can be on its way to consensus.

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Why is ouzo cloudy when water is added?

When the water is poured into the ouzo, it goes cloudy. The more cloudy, the better the ouzo is said to be.

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Silver Tarnish and Tarnished Claims

Silver is more than just an object of beauty. It’s the stuff of memories.

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How Old is Everything?

Everything has a birthday. It’s the same day, about 13.77 billion years ago. Scientists claim that they are 99% certain that this is the age of our entire universe. But how could they possibly know that?

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