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Safe drinking water is a privilege in North America.  Though essential to good health, it is often taken for granted.  It is delivered to our homes or offices for our enjoyment with little thought given to where it originated or how it got there.  We expect water to come forth as required.  We expect water to both look and taste good.  And we

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Villi in the small intestine increase the surface area of the gut, which helps in the absorption of food. Look closely and you'll see some food stuck in one of the crevices.

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Real Image of T4 bacteriophage (a virus) via electron microscope. pic.twitter.com/bDZY93gjfG

Photograph of a white blood cell attacking a pathogen. Taken with a scanning electron microscope - Imgur