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ELI5 Explain Like I'm 5: Bite sized answers to stuff you should know about - in a mini podcast

Oct 23, 2020

Why is a town in Canada called Asbestos? If cancer is a bad mutation of a cell, how does a fiber like asbestos cause it? What made asbestos so popular in the first place? If asbestos causes cancer, why isn't fiberglass as deadly?


... We explain like i'm five!


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