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    Strange Science: Sensory Input

    by  • May 25, 2018 • Strange Science • 0 Comments

    Ventriloquist dummy

    A good ventriloquist can make you believe that they are not the one doing the talking for their dummy. But the science behind why our brains believe that is a bit more complicated. Scientists long believed that different parts of the brain processed the sensory input from each of our five senses. But a...

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    Strange Science: Superbugs and Surfers

    by  • April 13, 2018 • Strange Science • 0 Comments

    Surfer at the Cayucos Pier, California

    Scientist studying bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics have focused their attention on new test subjects–the digestive tract and rectums of surfers. Because antibiotic-resistant bacteria are often found in ocean water (a result of wastewater being discharged into large natural bodies of water), and because surfers swallow a large amount of ocean water, their...

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