The big life-lesson from bananas.

Do you know bout half of all the bananas consumed worldwide come from the same tree?

Hey  i mean the very same tree . One tree gave rise to all half of the banana trees you see around. Yes! one tree.   You don’t believe?


Ever heard of the Cavendish? It has no seeds and  is propagated by grafting or cloning. Which means that they’re all identical.

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Dare to Disagree

In the 1950s, Alice Stewart was studying childhood cancer on a shoestring budget. Since she’d only be able to run a single study with minimal analysis, she surveyed people, asking them everything possible trying to see if anything gave a correlation.

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