Article: Radioactive Bananas by AVYAY

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Bananas, Radioactive, WHAT?


1.   It would take a lorry full of bananas is enough radiation to trigger a false alarm in the radiation detector (for smuggled weapons).

2.   Bananas float in water because they are dense in comparison.

3.   The genetic similarity between a human and a banana is 60%.

4.  The banana is botanically a berry.

5.   Bananas can help lower blood pressure and protect heart health due to high potassium and low salt content.

6.   Bananas are great pre-workout snacks because they are loaded with potassium that aids in maintaining nerve and muscle function during work outs.

7.   The inside of a banana peel can help relieve itching and inflammation, such as from bug bit or poison ivy.

8.   Bananas can come in a multitude of colors

9.   There is banana beer and wine.

10.  Bananas don’t grow on trees.

11.  Bananas have seeds in them.

12.    Bananas have a slight glow in the dark when ripe.


Article written by : AVYAY

Grade: 5th

Age: 10 years

Published on: 30th May 2021

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