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Beer: Saves You From Radiation

If you’ve been exposed to a certain type of radiation, you should waste no time getting decontaminated — by having a beer. This is a time-honored way of dealing with tritium contamination, from the early days of Los Alamos to today.

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Genetic variant may account for lower risk of breast cancer among Latinas

A genetic variant helps explain why Latinas are at lower risk of breast cancer, according to new research by a team from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). 423 more words


Divine Intricacy

My sweet daughter is about to give birth to their first born. This event has brought me back to the feelings and spiritual experience I had when I was in her shoes.   106 more words


Exciting visitors at the Booth!

We had an extra special visitor this week at the Booth. As a designated collection, the Booth Museum holds an internationally important natural science collection that is regularly used in scientific research. 179 more words



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Chimera Rose - The Story of a Single Twin

A chimera (also spelled chimaera) is a single organism composed of genetically distinct cells.

According to Greek mythology, the chimera is a monstrous fire-breathing hybrid creature of Lycia in Asia Minor, composed of the parts many animals. 365 more words