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February 22, 2013

 

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Why Do Dark Circles Form Under My Eyes?

There may be more to it than not getting enough sleep.

January 25, 2013

 

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The Science Of Acne

Most people endure acne at some point, and can't wait to be rid of the combination of whiteheads, blackheads, pimples, and pustules.

December 21, 2012

 

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What Causes Itches?

What brings on itches in the first place, and why does scratching provide such welcome relief?

December 20, 2012

 

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Paper Cuts, Why So Painful?

Why does a paper cut hurt so much more than a cut with a razor blade?

September 18, 2012

 

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Do Whales Get Sunburnt?

Researchers have been studying the effects of UV rays on whales in the Gulf of California for over three years...

July 25, 2012

 

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The Highways Of Pain

Find out how pain travels along the body's complex nerve highway.

May 16, 2012

 

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A Cool Sunburn

When you get sunburned you often feel chilled... why?

December 6, 2011

 

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Surviving Winter Underwater

Adult painted turtles head underwater, where they'll spend the winter on the bottom of a lake, pond, or river but they use some tricks to survive the cold...

November 18, 2010

 

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What Happens To Your Body During Frostbite?

What is frostbite and why is it so dangerous to your body?

December 1, 2009

 

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Hair Grows And Grays

How does hair development start, what is a hair follicle, and why does hair turn gray?

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