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Does Make-Up Technique ‘Baking’ Hold The Secret To Flawless Skin?

Here's the low-down on the latest beauty trend.<p>The after day we get our heads around the art of clown contouring, we learn about a new trick for …

Makeup

Star Wars: Episode VII set for release on December 18th, 2015; J.J. Abrams reveals reasoning behind scriptwriting change

Last week it was reported that Disney had rejected a request from Lucasfilm chief Kathleen Kennedy to push the release date for J.J. Abrams <b>Star Wars:</b> …

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The human brain, its nervous projections, layers,... - Biomedical Ephemera, or: A Frog for Your Boils

<b>The human brain, its nervous projections, layers, and cortical blood vessels</b><p>Though we’re probably subconsciously aware of our brains on a day-to-day …

Drug may limit brain damage after stroke

An experimental drug appears to reduce brain damage, eliminate brain hemorrhaging, and improve motor skills in older stroke-afflicted mice.<p>The drug …

Medical Research

An Interactive Map Of The Brain

Time to play "name that cortex."<p>Can you point out the small squiggle of gray matter that makes up the brain's motor cortex? Or how about the eye fields, which control visual attention and eye movements? No? Take a look at this handy interactive infographic created by Open Colleges, an Australian …

Antibiotics Can't Keep Up With 'Nightmare' Superbugs

We're used to relying on antibiotics to cure bacterial infections. But there are now strains of bacteria that are resistant to even the strongest antibiotics, and are causing deadly infections. According to the CDC, "more than 2 million people in the United States every year get infected with a …

Alzheimer’s plaque coats sleepless brains

Seniors who don’t sleep well are more likely to have high levels of beta-amyloid, a biomarker for Alzheimer’s, in their brains.<p>Previous studies had …

Dementia

Millions of TB cases going undetected, says WHO

<i>Posted on behalf of Meera Senthilingam.</i><p>Around 3 million people who were infected with tuberculosis (TB) in 2012 were not picked up by global health …

Is taking a daily aspirin worth the risk?

While a daily aspirin may offer some health benefits, experts say a fuller understanding of the potential side effects are needed.<p>The possible …

Biomedicine

How the brain matches sights and sounds

A new study shows how and when the auditory system encodes the auditory-visual synchrony between complex and changing sounds and images.<p>To understand …

Northwestern University

Doctors assume patients want antibiotics

Too often physicians prescribe antibiotics based on the mistaken perception that patients want them, a new study finds.<p>This assumption leads to …

Medicine

Cancer relies on three-way switch to decide to spread

When cancer cells decide to metastasize and invade other parts of the body, they rely on a genetic on-off switch. Now physicists say they’ve decoded …

Cancer Cells

Vitamin B2 Can Be Used To 3-D Print Medical Implants

The essential vitamin found in many foods could be used to create non-toxic scaffolds for custom medical implants.<p>Riboflavin, or vitamin B2, a vitamin commonly found in cottage cheese, green veggies and meat, could be used to 3-D print medical implants that are more compatible with the human body, …