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13 December 2012 Last updated at 22:05 ET The longevity Olympians enjoy is within the reach of everyone, experts say.
Dec. 11, 2012 When we’re faced with things that seem threatening, whether it’s a hairy spider or an angry mob, our goal is usually to get as far away as we can
Dec. 10, 2012 Anyone unfortunate enough to encounter a porcupine’s quills knows that once they go in, they are extremely difficult to remove. Researchers at MIT and Brigham and Women’s Hospital now hope to exploit the porcupine quill’s unique properties to develop new types of adhesives, needles and other medical devices.
ScienceDaily (Dec. 6, 2012) Johns Hopkins scientists have found a surprising mechanism that gives male sex hormones like testosterone control over the gender-specific absence or presence of mammary gland nerves that sense the amount of milk available in breast milk ducts.
ScienceDaily (Dec. 2, 2012) The surface of your skin, called the epidermis, is a complex mixture of many different cell types — each with a very specific job