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"Why does the heat of the sun provoke sneezing?" 10/10/18

Why Do You Sneeze in the Sun?

Have you ever stepped out on a sunny day only to be struck by a bout of sneezes? If yes, you likely suffer from a rare genetic condition that has been baffling scientists, from Aristotle to Francis Bacon, for millennia. As modern science continues to try to tackle the ACHOO effect, the answer might not be as simple as you think.

Carrying On the Blacksmith's Torch

At 30-years-old, Yu Kikuchi was tired of his job. Working in an assembly line that made turbines, he was aching to find a new lease on life. So when he heard about 80-year-old master blacksmith Kosaku Matsumura who made "nata," or Japanese hatchets, he knew he had found his calling. 

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Where Chimpanzees Go To Retire

In 2013, a federal law retired all chimpanzees at the National Institutes of Health from lab testing. Chimp Haven was founded to respond to the need for long-term chimpanzee care. Located on 200 acres of forested land near Shreveport, La., the sanctuary is home to more than 200 chimps who get to roam free and spend their days as it suits them.
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