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Many molecular biologists study how genetic information is encoded in molecules of what?

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Approximately how many thousand U.S. soldiers died in the Vietnam War?

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Instead of Spanish, most of the people of Brazil speak which language?

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The Zika virus was first identified in 1947 in which African country?

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Fainting goats have a congenital condition known as what?

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During a lunar eclipse, what heavenly body is between the Sun and the Moon?

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