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May 21, 2020

Donut Sugar Could Help Stored Blood Last

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Today's Nerdy Curio is brought to you by 60-Second Science. Dehydrated blood that could keep at room temperature for years may be possible thanks to a sugar used to preserve donuts, and by tardigrades and brine shrimp to dry out and spring back with water.

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Aired May 13, 2020

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