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Fact number 3: In some places at some times, fireflies synchronize their flashing
Number three: Fireworks are just chemical reactions
Perspiration can be a stinky nuisance as temperatures climb, but scientists say we shouldn't sell sweat short. There's so much more to the briny stuff than meets the eye.
We’ve rounded up a few fun facts about the legendary Jane Goodall.
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