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UV and cataracts, armadillos and leprosy, Loch Ness and eDNA

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Cat, Chantelle and Tim bring you this week’s instalment of Boiling Point Science.

You thought leprosy is extinct? Think again. Armadillos still carry the pathogen around which can infect humans.

You thought Nessie was a myth? Well, researchers are currently testing Loch Ness for eDNA. If Nessie exists, they will find it.

You thought only aliens and honey bees can see UV light? Monet and his paintings might prove you wrong.



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