Week 18 Bellringers Thomas wants to know if the drug fixitall will cure cancer. What is the IV and DV? Darryl puts poison in the watering hole of his enemies. The poison spread throughout the water. Is this an example of diffusion or osmosis? Explain. Why is osmosis/diffusion important to humans? Ricardo wants to know if dawn dish soap will stop poison ivy. He puts it on his poison ivy and puts calamine lotion on his poison ivy. His poison ivy clears up after a week. He decides that dawn dish soap cures poison ivy. What could possibly be wrong with this hypothesis?