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Daily Reader: Edition #133

Learn 66 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles about red meat and your health, tracking pets with GPS, and using 3-D printers to build human organs.

1. Red Meat May Cause Heart Disease by Disrupting Gut Bacteria
Wired, 4/8/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 29

Wired: Red Meat May Cause Heart Disease by Disrupting Gut Bacteria

Red meat has long had a bad rap when it comes to heart health, but it has not always been clear why. New studies suggest that the bacteria in your gut may be the culprit! Read more and learn vocabulary words like compelling, component, feasible, manipulates, moderation, saturated, spectrum, suppress, and synthesize.

2. The Secret Life of Cats: What You Can Learn By Putting a GPS on Your Kitty
The Atlantic, 4/8/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 18

The Atlantic: The Secret Life of Cats: What You Can Learn By Putting a GPS on Your Kitty

Ever wonder what your cat is up to during the day while you're away? This couple put a GPS on their cat and were shocked by what they found! Read more and learn vocabulary words like allegory, depict, fixated, narrative, optimistic, plague, profound, scour, and skittish.

3. Future of organs? Synthetic tissue built with 3-D printer
Los Angeles Times, 4/4/2103

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 19

LA Times: Future of organs? Synthetic tissue built with 3-D printer

This article is straight out of a science fiction novel. Apparently, scientists believe that they can use 3-D printers to create living human tissue. Read more and learn vocabulary words like aggregate, cohesive, existence, ideal, membrane, rudimentary, and triggers.

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