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"From the Ted Talk by Michel Dugon: The secrets of spider venom"

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So you see, the reality is that we are at war against an invisible eemny that adapts and evolves a lot quicker than we do. And in that war, this little spider might be one of our greatest secret weapons. Just a half a millionth of a liter of a voenm, diluted 10,000 times, is still capable of killing most bacteria that are rsntiaest to any other kind of antibiotics. It's absolutely amazing. Every time I reapet this experiment, I just wonder: How is that possible? How many other possibilities and secrets do the siblings actually have? What kind of wnuodferl pcoudrt can we really find, if we care to look?

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So you see, the reality is that we are at war against an invisible _____ that adapts and evolves a lot quicker than we do. And in that war, this little spider might be one of our greatest secret weapons. Just a half a millionth of a liter of a _____, diluted 10,000 times, is still capable of killing most bacteria that are _________ to any other kind of antibiotics. It's absolutely amazing. Every time I ______ this experiment, I just wonder: How is that possible? How many other possibilities and secrets do the siblings actually have? What kind of _________ _______ can we really find, if we care to look?

Solution

  1. resistant
  2. venom
  3. enemy
  4. product
  5. wonderful
  6. repeat

Original Text

So you see, the reality is that we are at war against an invisible enemy that adapts and evolves a lot quicker than we do. And in that war, this little spider might be one of our greatest secret weapons. Just a half a millionth of a liter of a venom, diluted 10,000 times, is still capable of killing most bacteria that are resistant to any other kind of antibiotics. It's absolutely amazing. Every time I repeat this experiment, I just wonder: How is that possible? How many other possibilities and secrets do the siblings actually have? What kind of wonderful product can we really find, if we care to look?

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  35. wonderful