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Facts and figures on Acne

This infographic will take you through the facts and figures of Acne, how you can treat the acne, what age an average person will get acne and which parts of …

Save the bees? There’s an app for that

Let’s say a farmer wanted to plant wildflowers to nurture the bumble bees that pollinate her crops. Currently, she would have to walk through her fields, …

Online weight-loss groups offer valuable support, comfort

Ingeborg Grønning, a researcher at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) has been studying a diary from an online weight loss forum that …

Psychology explains how to win an Oscar

If you want to win an Oscar it is best to be an American actor in a film that portrays American culture. That is the conclusion of a paper published today, …

Hubble captures brilliant star death in ‘rotten egg’ nebula

The Calabash Nebula, pictured here — which has the technical name OH 231.8+04.2 — is a spectacular example of the death of a low-mass star like the …

What is good quality sleep? National Sleep Foundation provides guidance

The National Sleep Foundation (NSF) recently released the key indicators of good sleep quality, as established by a panel of experts. Given the precipitous …

Why the lights don’t dim when we blink

Every few seconds, our eyelids automatically shutter and our eyeballs roll back in their sockets. So why doesn’t blinking plunge us into intermittent …

Extreme space weather-induced blackouts could cost US more than $40 billion daily

WASHINGTON, DC — The daily U.S. economic cost from solar storm-induced electricity blackouts could be in the tens of billions of dollars, with more than …

Want to ace an exam? Tell a friend what you learned, Baylor researcher suggests

Students who are given information and tell someone about it shortly afterward recall the details better and longer — a strategy which could be a plus …

Thinking of changing your behavior in 2017? Try moving first

San Antonio, Texas – 41% of Americans make New Year’s resolutions but only 9% feel they were successful in keeping their resolutions. The problem …

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