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Question Your World: Can Eating Hot Chili Peppers Make You Live Longer?

At some point in our lives we’ve all been told about how eating hot chili peppers will clear up your sinuses, right? Recently, scientists asked a different, but related question. Can eating hot chili peppers make you live longer? Listen to this Question Your World radio report produced by the Science Museum of Virginia to find out.

Question Your World: Why Are Bees An Endangered Species?

For the last few years, we’ve been hearing about the decline of the bees. Now, in the first week of 2017, the rusty patched bumble bee has officially been designated as an endangered species. To dig in a little deeper, let’s see what’s putting the sting on our bees. Why are bees an endangered species?Listen to this Question Your Worldradio report produced by the Science Museum of Virginia to find out.

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