In Harry Potter, unicorns are considered sacred and pure creatures that should only be used in magic without harming the animal in any way. In the world of science, surgeon Ambroise Paré included unicorns in his writings because of numerous accounts of sightings and the creature's purported medicinal uses. This illustration of an owl from "Historiae Anumalium" (1551) appears in NLM's exhibition, Harry Potter's World: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine.

In Harry Potter, unicorns are considered sacred and pure creatures that should only be used in magic without harming the animal in any way. In the world of science, surgeon Ambroise Paré included unicorns in his writings because of numerous accounts of sightings and the creature's purported medicinal uses. This illustration of an owl from "Historiae Anumalium" (1551) appears in NLM's exhibition, Harry Potter's World: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine.

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Nurk: The Strange, Surprising Adventures of a (Somewhat) Brave Shrew

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The Secret Seven or "Secret Seven Society" are a fictional group of child detectives created by Enid Blyton. They appear in one of several juvenile detective series Blyton wrote

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Webcomic Cleopatra in Space

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What We Found in the Sofa (and How it Saved the World) by Henry Clark

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2007 - Diving to a Deep-Sea Volcano by Kenneth Mallory - Examines the work of Marine Biologist Rich Lutz who studies the life that exists deep in the ocean, hoping to discover more clues that might help scientists learn how life on earth began.

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