Archive: 11/6/2008

The beauty machine

Our mothers told us that true beauty is more than skin deep — but researchers from Tel Aviv University are now challenging Mom.

Nov 06, 2008
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Surprisingly, Female Models Have Negative Effect on Men

(PhysOrg.com) -- Many studies have shown that media images of female models have had a negative impact on how woman view their own bodies, but does this same effect hold true when men view male models? A leading researcher ...

Nov 06, 2008
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Gold nanostar shape of the future

Rods, cones, cubes and spheres – move aside. Tiny gold stars, smaller than a billionth of a meter, may hold the promise for new approaches to medical diagnoses or testing for environmental contaminants.

Nov 06, 2008
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Is stuttering in our DNA?

Bruce Willis, Marilyn Monroe, and Carly Simon all suffered from stuttering. Today, three million Americans do, too. Most are able to overcome the handicap, which afflicts 5% of all children ― but childhood suffering ...

Nov 06, 2008
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