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2014-04-14 23:00:44

Because nutritional sulfur helps keep skin, hair and nails healthy, it has been referred to as "Nature's Beauty Mineral." Evolution Health MSM powder is one of the few MSM powder supplements made in the United States from raw materials obtained in the US and North America, and is also certified as pure and free of contaminants and heavy metals. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Organic Sulfur (MSM powder) is a vital element in all organic life forms: it reduces...

Beaks Were Functionally Important In Protecting Dinosaur Skulls
2013-12-03 08:20:52

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online One typical hallmark of modern birds that comes in a huge variety of shapes and sizes is the beak. While this is common knowledge, it is less well known that during the Cretaceous Period keratin-covered beaks had already evolved in different groups of dinosaurs. A international team of scientists, composed of Dr Stephan Lautenschlager and Dr Emily Rayfield of the University of Bristol with Dr Perle Altangerel of the National...

2013-05-22 23:17:00

TheBeautyPlace.com reveals two pioneering new hair loss concealers, Toppik and Bosley Hair Fibers, to cover up thinning hair and bald spots. (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 TheBeautyPlace.com features Toppik and Bosley hair fibers, two hair loss concealer products that undoubtedly cover up any remnants of thinning or balding hair. Hair loss treatments can be a lengthy process. In order to conceal the appearance of hair loss during this waiting period, one can use these hair loss concealers. They can...

Bio-Inspired Materials Leading To Greater Engineering
2013-02-16 10:56:29

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Bio-inspired, man-made materials may one day offer up designs that are more lightweight, tougher, and stronger than other options out there. A team writing in the journal Science say they have identified characteristics of biological materials they think engineers will be able to emulate in future materials. Two engineers at the University of California, San Diego examined three characteristics of biological materials, including...

Antimicrobial Drugs Could Come From Eye Proteins
2012-09-25 06:26:24

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers from the University of California, Berkeley recently discovered that fragments of keratin protein in the eye have the power to prevent pathogens and could possibly be used to develop new antimicrobial drugs. In the study, the group of vision scientists tested synthetic versions of the keratin fragments against pathogens. They discovered that the synthetic fragments were able to eliminate the bacteria that could have...

2012-06-19 23:02:04

The Charles E. Holman Foundation Announces Research Publication Honored Among Top 2% Austin, TX (PRWEB) June 19, 2012 A recent study of Morgellons disease has been cited as a “must read” by the Faculty of 1000 (F1000). The article entitled “Morgellons Disease: A Chemical and Light Microscopic Study”, by MJ Middelveen, EH Rasmussen, DG Kahn and RB Stricker, was published in the open“access online Journal of Clinical and Experimental Dermatology Research....

2012-06-02 23:01:42

TheBeautyPlace.com features Toppik Hair Building Fibers, a hair loss product used to conceal thinning hair. (PRWEB) June 02, 2012 TheBeautyPlace.com an online retailer of beauty products at discounted prices understands thinning hair is a hair concern millions of men and women experience. The consultants of the online retailer believe that Toppik helps clients address their hair loss. They stated they want clients to start looking and feeling better about their appearance. Toppik Hair...

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2008-10-14 10:21:52

Scientists at the University of Idaho currently are involved in a CSI-like investigation of a killer known to have been running rampant for the past decade. But the killer's name can't be found on the FBI's Most Wanted list. Instead, it's on the minds of ecologists on every continent in the world. Its name is Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd). It is a "chytrid" fungus that lives on keratin, a type of protein found in the skin of amphibians, and is particularly deadly for certain species of...


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