Can Swearing Make You Stronger?

A possible breakthrough in the treatment of HIV; how chewing like a cow may have helped our early mammalian ancestors survive extinction; and NASA's Cassini spacecraft takes a dive inside the rings of Saturn. (See video, below.)

Rabiah Mayas, director of science and integrated strategies at the Museum of Science and Industry, returns to review some of the latest, breaking stories from the world of science.

Mayas will also explore a radical idea to restore Arctic ice threatened by climate change and a study from Britain that purportedly shows that swearing may actually make you stronger.


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