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Found: The Perfect Strapless Bra for Every Size

Here, Claire Chambers, founder and CEO of luxury e-commerce lingerie site Journelle, calls out the best bra for every cup size.<p>Any good stylist worth her salt will say that good undergarments are the foundation to a well-put together look. Now that it's sundress season, and the bustier is back, a …

15-Minute Morning Workout Routine | The Art of Manliness

Adrian Peter Schmidt was born in the Alsace-Lorraine region of what is now France in 1872. His genetics and circumstances did not point to a future …

How To Be Interesting In A Cover Letter

Offer something other than your desperate self on a platter–plus seven more tips from Indexed cartoonist Jessica Hagy.<p>Write one. Your resume checks off key words and gets your information in front of someone, but it’s not enough to get you an interview. Use the power of the cover letter for your …

Ageing: The girls who never grow older

A handful of girls seem to defy one of the biggest certainties in life: ageing. Virginia Hughes reports on the families wrestling with a condition they can’t explain, and the scientist who believes that these children could hold the key to immortality.<p>Richard Walker has been trying to conquer …

Do high-fat diets make body clocks run late?

The “body clock” is located in virtually all cells and controls circadian rhythms, 24-hour cycles that tell the body when to sleep and regulate many …

Why Those Tiny Microbeads In Soap May Pose Problem For Great Lakes

From the shoreline at North Avenue Beach in Chicago, the blue water of Lake Michigan stretches as far as the eye can see. But beneath that pristine image, there's a barely visible threat, says Jennifer Caddick of the Alliance for the Great Lakes: microbeads.<p>These tiny bits of plastic, small …

The Medical and Microbiological Consequences of Alcohol Abuse

Alcohol consumption has been a part of human activity for millennia though not everyone does so responsibly. Back in the 1800s, public health officials first took note of the issue of alcohol abuse, which was known then as intemperance. They were keenly aware there was a link between the amount of …

Microbiome

Maths and physics seen as 'irrelevant' and too 'male'

Perceptions that maths and physics are niche and male dominated are putting students off studying them at A level, says Elizabeth Truss MP, who is backing a new campaign to address the "broken pipeline" from GCSE<p>‘Male’, ‘boring’ and ‘irrelevant’ – these were the key words that came out of a focus …

How The Rising Status Of Cats And Dogs Could Doom Biomedical Research

Scientific organizations worry that a movement to grant more rights to pets could spill over to mice and lab rats.<p>In November of 2010, 26,000 scientists descended on the San Diego Convention Center to attend the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience. They weren’t alone. On the first day of …

Pets

One Goat’s Million-Dollar Blood Is Fueling Cancer Research

By Cynthia Graber9 minute Read<p>Once there was a goat living somewhere in North America. The goat, fed, kept warm, lived out its life in support of …

These Beautiful Graphics Reveal The Chemistry Of Everyday Foods

Literally everything around us is made up of chemicals. That includes all foods. And the different kinds of chemicals they contain give the stuff we eat their flavors, colors, and smells.<p>On the blog Compound Interest, a chemist and teacher in the United Kingdom has illustrated the chemistry behind …

Twenty Years of Alzheimer’s Research May Have Focused on the Wrong Protein

If Claude Wischik is right, almost 20 years of drug development for Alzheimer’s disease have been a costly mistake. Wischik, a chair in mental health …

How Being a Doctor Became the Most Miserable Profession

By the end of this year, it’s estimated that 300 physicians will commit suicide. While depression amongst physicians is not new—a few years back, it …

These Scientists Made This Music Track Way Cooler By Just Adding Fire

Yay for science.<p>A Rubens' tube is a pipe with holes in it. You put a flammable gas through the pipe, and then light it on fire. Kind of like the pipes in your gas-powered barbecue.<p>But what happens when you play music through the tubes? These scientists in Denmark built a "Pyro Board" to find out, …