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Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. Skip to content For over 6, years, humans have used chili peppers to add a spicy kick to their meals . Capsaicin As a Targeted Weapon In , Professor Josh Tewksbury and his team set out to determine whether or not chilies make capsaicin to discourage certain types of animals from eating chili fruits.
In general, stars can appear to dim because a solid object like a planet or a cloud of dust and gas passes between it and the observer, eclipsing and effectively dimming its brightness for a time. Last year, Simon and Ben Montet then at Caltech, now at University of Chicago , who is also a co-author on this current study, found that from to , KIC dimmed by almost 1 percent.
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