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Heatwaves explained: The causes and effects of hot weather

Although, according to Met Office meteorologist John Hammond, there’s no official definition of a heatwave, these hot-weather phenomena take their toll not only on a population’s health, but also business and infrastructure – such as power, water and transport
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Science

Why is chocolate bad for animals?

Nearly all humans love chocolate, it gives us immense pleasure when we devour it and contains nothing that is directly harmful too us, unless you include the fat and sugar that can be detrimental to our overall health
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What happens when muscles cramp
Science

What causes muscle cramp?

Muscle cramp can be very painful, typically occurring in your legs or arms
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Diagram of tooth anatomy
Science

What are root canals?

Although they seem pretty solid, our teeth are hollow inside – all the way to the roots
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Cat at night
Science

How do cats see at night?

Cats often hunt at night, and consequently they need superior night-time vision to primarily diurnal creatures

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