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The mites living on your face probably run in your family

For the tiny mites that live on our faces, choosing a landlord may be a family matter<i>.</i><p>Researchers identified four lineages of microscopic <i>Demodex</i> …

Dust components may promote obesity

Dust bunnies that breed under furniture may be bad news for waistlines, a new study suggests. But it’s far too early to add dusting to a weight loss …

Those Who Dared To Discover: 15 Women Scientists You Should Know

15 Trailblazing Female Scientists to Discover this Women's History Month <br>For centuries, women have made important contributions to the sciences, but …

White bread, corn flakes may raise lung cancer risk, scientists say

<b>Houston:</b> Consumption of foods with a high glycemic index such as white bread, bagels, corn flakes and puffed rice may be associated with an increased …

83-year-old math problem solved

It took more than 80 years, but a problem posed by a mathematician who delighted in concocting tricky ones has finally been solved.<p>UCLA mathematician …

Science Explains How Commiserating With Your Co-Workers Could Hurt More Than Just Your Career

“Can you believe the managers think this is going to work? They’re always grasping at straws and trying to chase down the next big thing. Ultimately, we’re the ones who suffer. We do all the work and all they do they do is yell at us for not doing it right. What more do they expect?”<p>If you partake …

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Honeybee antibiotics? Fresh honey ‘key’ to beating drug-resistant infections, scientists say

Swedish scientists have detected 13 bacterial components in raw honey that they say are more effective than conventional antibiotics in fighting …