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Did you know...In a classic case of "the nose knows, " research says women sniff out men who have genes to make their babies strong and healthy?The earliest submarine was built in 1620?When pigeon droppings are combined with acid rain they make acids strong enough to eat through steel girders on bridges?

From the bizarre relationship between spider's silk and children's sli
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Paperback, 176 pages
Published August 1st 1997 by HarperCollins Australia (first published 1996)
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Known popularly as Dr Karl.

Karl has degrees in Physics and Maths, Biomedical Engineering, Medicine and Surgery and has worked as a physicist, tutor, film-maker, car mechanic, labourer, and as a medical doctor at the Kids' Hospital in Sydney.

In 1995 he took up the position of the Julius Sumner Miller Fellow at Sydney University, spreading the good word about science and its benefits.

His enthusiasm
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