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01. Ben Johnson lost his gold medal at the Seoul Olympics after an illegal [substance] was found in his urine sample.
02. Cigarettes contain a lot of poisonous [substances] that people aren't aware of, in addition to the nicotine and tar.
03. The trade talks ended without any decisions made on the real issues of [substance].
04. Tests were done on mice to see if any of the [substances] causes cancer.
05. A drug company is working to extract a [substance] from the plant that may be useful in the treatment of diabetes.
06. The human body consists of one-third solid [substances] and two-thirds of a liquid similar to seawater.
07. The space travelers discovered a strange rock-like [substance] that seemed to glow with a light of its own.
08. The main [substance] of the peace talks revolved around the status of the holy city of Jerusalem.
09. Carl Jung once said that the meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical [substances]; if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
10. The poison of the king cobra is so deadly that one gram of it can kill 150 people, and just to handle the [substance] can put a person into a coma.
11. Rubber is one of the ingredients of bubble gum; it is the [substance] which allows the chewer to blow a bubble.
12. Strangely enough, research has found that cocoa powder contains a [substance] that may actually reduce tooth decay.
13. The [substance] that human blood resembles most closely in terms of chemical composition is sea water.
14. Tooth enamel is the hardest [substance] manufactured in the human body.
15. The human sense of smell is so keen that it can detect odors of certain [substances] even when they are diluted to 1 part per 30 billion.
16. The [substances] your brain produces depend in part on your thoughts, feelings, and expectations.
17. Kevlar, created in 1965, is the strongest plastic [substance] in the world.
18. The major addictive [substance] in coffee is caffeine.
19. The various colors of flames in a wood fire are due to the different [substances] in the flames.
20. A rhinoceros horn is made of a hairlike [substance], and if broken off, will grow back.
21. Illegal drugs are produced without regulatory control, and hence can contain many dangerous [substances].

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