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The entire span of human history has been an arms race of survival adaptations against diseases which seem to be out to completely destroy us, both as individual organisms and as a collective species. Every time we come up with a new technique to combat various communicable diseases, the pathogens…
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As the gladiator waited to step out into the arena, he was surrounded by the signs of death. The bodies of the slaughtered were brought past him, carried on stretchers stained with blood. Metal plates or rods, used to determine if a gladiator was truly dead, were being heated on a fire. The…
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The centuries have been filled with remarkable people who have done amazing things. Chances are you can name a few. Unfortunately, not every historical figure has received the praise and recognition they rightfully deserve. However, the more they are spoken about, the more likely their intelligence,…
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