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Michael Solomonov is an award-winning chef, cookbook author, and restaurateur whose food celebrates Israel’s diverse culinary landscape. He talked with our student journalists about being a picky eater, science in the kitchen, and staying healthy during the pandemic. 

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Dr. Ishmail Abdus-Saboor is a molecular biologist at the University of Pennsylvania. His research on how humans deal with pain is particularly important during the current opioid crisis. Find out why doing research makes him feel like a kid and what advice he gives to budding scientists.

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When will I stop growing?

We come in all shapes and sizes, and everyone will grow at different rates. But typically, girls reach their full height around age 15, and boys around age 16. Source: KidsHealth from Nemours

How much do I weigh on the moon?

Because gravity is different on the moon than it is on Earth, how much you weigh is different, too. A 110-pound person weighs only 18 pounds on the moon. And that same person would weigh 278 pounds on Jupiter! Source: NASA

Are there other coronaviruses?

COVID-19 isn’t the only coronavirus. There are myriad coronaviruses, including seven that can infect humans. “Sometimes,” the CDC reports, “coronaviruses that infect animals can evolve and make people sick and become a new human coronavirus.” This may be what happened with COVID-19. Source: CDC

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Making a Difference

Dr. Ishmail Abdus-Saboor is a molecular biologist at the University of Pennsylvania. His research on how humans deal with pain is particularly important during the current opiod crisis. Find out why doing research makes him feel like a kid and what advice he gives to budding scientists.

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