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BrainStuff

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Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences, Society & Culture, Technology

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Whether the topic is popcorn or particle physics, you can count on BrainStuff to explore -- and explain -- the everyday science in the world around us.

How do cavities work?

May 13th, 2011

Episode 943 of 1083 episodes

It's editor's choice month, so tune in and catch our editors' favorite episodes. This week, Marshall is covering cavities: They're formed by bacteria that excrete an acid onto the enamel of a tooth -- but how? Listen in to learn more.

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