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Ask Dr. Universe: What are the cookies used on gadgets?

Dr-Universe-230PULLMAN, Wash. – A cookie is a tiny file of text that gathers information about you as you browse the Web. You might be familiar with cookies if your computer has ever asked if you wanted to turn them on or off.

Let’s say you want to go visit your favorite website. Maybe it is one with cat videos. Humans seem to love cat videos, especially the ones where we are doing something silly.

Learn more in the complete Dr. Universe column here.

 

A service of Washington State University, Ask Dr. Universe answers some of the most interesting, tough and smart questions from curious kids all around the world.

 

 

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Grant to help increase wheat drought and heat resilience

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