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2013-03-15 11:14:28

This year's unusually long and rocky flu season would be nothing compared to the pandemic that could occur if bird flu became highly contagious among humans, which is why UCLA researchers and their colleagues are creating new ways to predict where an outbreak could emerge.

2013-03-05 14:04:08

Women who receive strong social support from their families during pregnancy appear to be protected from sharp increases in a particular stress hormone, making them less likely to experience depression after giving birth.

Teens Take Heart: Good Bacteria Could Help You Win The Acne War
2013-02-28 20:55:50

You may want to think twice before waging a thermonuclear war against acne and blasting your face with some astringent chemical to kill off all bacteria.

2013-02-20 14:45:24

In "before" and "after" photos from advertisements for wound-healing ointments, bandages and antibiotic creams, we see an injury transformed from an inflamed red gash to smooth and flawless skin.

2013-01-29 23:03:53

Armed with NXT robots and a NAO humanoid robot, the Spelman College SpelBots team will demonstrate the dexterity of the robot pupils and recount their experiences programming the “virtual agents”

2013-01-25 10:05:08

Alzheimer's disease is the most common cause of late-life dementia.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.