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December 14, 2005

 

dry skin on a woman's arm

Dry Skin

What's really happening to your skin when it's dry? How can we prevent this itchy, flaky and scaly skin?

September 8, 2005

 

Rosacea

You know how Santa Claus is always depicted with rosy red cheeks? We have a theory that Mr. Claus has the skin condition, rosacea. Rosacea is a skin condition affecting about 14 million adults in the United States. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

May 24, 2004

 

Painful Injections

Want to learn how to keep your baby from crying while it gets a shot? Find out on this Moment of Science.

May 20, 2004

 

Superglue

Ever wonder how superglue works? Find out on this Moment of Science.

April 22, 2004

 

thermometer

Your Skin’s Thermometer

What are heat and cold receptors and how do they help regulate skin's temperature?

February 13, 2004

 

The Human Body

Learn some fun and interesting facts about the human body on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Looking at a green field through a car window

Sunburn Through A Window?

Many a bet has been lost on the question: Can you get a sunburn through a window?

September 27, 2003

 

handwash

Dirty Hands

Does regularly washing your hands get rid of germs?

September 27, 2003

 

Why It Isn’t Easy Being Blue

Ever wonder if you can actually turn blue while holding your breath? Find out on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Rejuvenating Your Skin

So what is actually happening when a moisturizer is rejuvenating your skin? First, moisturizers help your skin stay hydrated by either forming a barrier that prevents the water in your skin from evaporating, or by pulling water from the skin’s inner layers out to the skin’s surface.

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