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OK. Let's talk now about science and the Olympics. There's been a lot of talk about how that pool has been engineered to break records.


And the swimsuits and then there are the athletes' physiques. Can you succeed in swimming if you don't have a body like Michale Phelps?

BRAND: Or in gymnastics if you are not small, really small in the case of the Chinese women's team?

CHADWICK: I know you have a lot of skepticism about the ages of these Chinese gymnasts. We have a lot of questions, and we think you, listeners, must, too. So if you have a science or a medical question about the Olympics, email us.

BRAND: Go to Click on the contact us link. Put Olympics in the subject line, and we'll get an expert in here to answer your questions on the air. I do have a question, maybe not a science question. Why is there so much women's beach volleyball on TV, Alex?

CHADWICK: Georgia plays Russia today. We'll be back to you on that. Well, I'm certainly going to watch that.

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BRAND: Right. Stay tuned. NPR's Day to Day continues.

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