Numbers

STEM CELLS

$7,500

Fee a U.S. company is charging individuals to harvest their stem cells--using an extraction process similar to that for donating blood--and freeze them for possible therapeutic use in the future

$63

Monthly fee to store the frozen stem cells

INTERNET

32%

Percentage of teenage Internet users surveyed who said they have been contacted by a stranger online

7%

Percentage of those teens who said the contact made them feel frightened or uncomfortable

FAST FOOD

8.2%

Increase in McDonald's global November sales, boosted in part by Europeans buying more hamburgers and chicken sandwiches

55

Number of consecutive months...

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