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Gympie Gympie: Once Stung, Never Forgotten

02/14/2017 by Andrew Westman
Contact with the leaves or twigs causes the hollow, silica-tipped hairs to penetrate the skin and deliver a potent neurotoxin when touched. ^Resear...
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Last comment 02/19/2017 by Anonymous Poster
 

Animatronics is a Word

02/08/2017 by JohnDG
Anyone who can, please watch: http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b08d2tnv/spy-in-the-wild-5-meet-the-spies Unfortunately I suspect it will only be...
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Last comment 02/13/2017 by James Stewart
 

"New" Oranges

02/05/2017 by JWthetech
I just purchased a bag of oranges. Tossed the bag so I don't know the origin. These "oranges" are pinkish, almost the color of a pink grapefruit. The...
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Last comment 02/06/2017 by James Stewart
 

Locked In Syndrome - Small Breakthrough

02/03/2017 by JE in Chicago
This has been bouncing around for a couple of months. There is a method to look at the color change of blood!? ..To determine a response of yes/no fro...
Views: 398, Comments: 58
Last comment 02/06/2017 by Kris
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Sports, Fitness, and Nutrition

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Study: Exercise is Not Key For Weight Control

02/10/2017 by lmno24
At my gym, in between intervals of burpees, squats, mountain climbers, and other torturous activities, instructors gently remind us that “abs ar...
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Last comment 02/14/2017 by Brave Sir Robin

Building A Better Nutrition Label

02/09/2017 by Jonathan Fuller
I’m a big fan of Nutella, but I’ve always thought that for a sweet hazelnut-cocoa spread its commercials contain liberal doses of balone...
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Last comment 02/15/2017 by James Stewart
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Biomedical Engineering

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Hope Springs from Schizophrenic Mice

02/10/2017 by MaggieMc
A recent study by the University of Maryland’s School of Medicine promises to shed some light on possible causes and solutions to schizophreni...
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Last comment 02/10/2017 by sue

New Material for Medical Implants - No More Clots

01/23/2017 by Chelsey H
A dangerous factor for patients with implants is the risk of blood clotting and infection. Now, there is a solution. Engineers from Colorado State hav...
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Medical Equipment Design

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Watch a Hand-powered Blood Centrifuge Inspired by a Whirligig Toy

01/25/2017 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
The device could be used to diagnose diseases in areas where there is little infrastructure or electricity. Watch now. ------- Editor's Note: This...
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Last comment 01/26/2017 by Rixter

Life-Saving Breath

01/07/2017 by M-ReeD
We have all been in contact with foul-smelling breath before; whether it was your own, a significant other’s, or maybe the breath of a close-tal...
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Last comment 01/10/2017 by James Stewart
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Healthcare Engineering

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Let's Take a Nap!

01/14/2017 by M-ReeD
I can distinctly remember nap time in kindergarten. While all of the other kids seemingly complied with the teacher, laying down on their mats and c...
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Last comment 01/17/2017 by phoenix911

The Science Behind SAD: Is It Real?

01/09/2017 by IronWoman
For many years, individuals and professionals alike have turned to seasonal affective disorder (SAD) as reason enough for mood changes with the fluctu...
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Last comment 02/07/2017 by phoenix911
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Courtship Chemistry

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Genetically Modified Babies?

12/23/2016 by M-ReeD
How would you like to “design” a baby? What if you could give the baby George Clooney’s eyes or Cindy Crawford’s…everyt...
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Last comment 12/29/2016 by truth is not a compromise
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