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  1. Health & Medicine

    Owww! World’s hottest chili leads to days of severe headaches

    A man ate one of the hottest peppers in the world. About a minute later, his head began pounding. See why they didn’t permanently disappear for days!

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  2. Health & Medicine

    Science-fair finding allows girl to sample a croissant

    Some supplements claim they can help people with celiac disease, who cannot digest gluten. But do the pills work? One teen used science to find out.

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  3. Tech

    This power source is shockingly eel-like

    The electric eel’s powerful electric charge inspired this new squishy, water-based new approach to generating power.

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  4. Health & Medicine

    Obesity makes taste buds disappear — in mice, anyway

    Mice that gained excessive weight on a high-fat diet also lost one in four taste buds.

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  5. Health & Medicine

    Explainer: What is a concussion?

    A concussion is a severe type of head injury that can damage a brain for weeks to years — perhaps even a lifetime.

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  6. Health & Medicine

    Hunting the mysterious source of a global illness

    Doctors and scientists around the world are scouring the environment for the elusive cause of Kawasaki disease, a harmful childhood illness.

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  7. Brain

    Adolescents are brain-dense — and that’s good

    Gray matter is densely packed in adolescents, brain researchers now find. This may explain how developing adults cope with decreasing gray matter volume.

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  8. Plants

    Scientists Say: Guttation

    When water vapor can’t escape a plant, it might force its way out through a process called guttation.

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  9. Tech

    Auto-focus eyeglasses rely on liquid lenses

    Engineers have designed what could be the last eyeglasses anyone would need. Right now, they’re bulky but smart. Liquid lenses are key to their adjustability — and those lenses focus automatically.

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  10. Animals

    Frog’s gift of grab comes from saliva and squishy tissue

    What puts the grip in a frog’s high-speed strike? Quick-change saliva and a super-soft tongue, scientists find.

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