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Hair Reveals Where Murder Victims Drank Water

University of Utah scientists developed a new crime-fighting tool by showing that human hair reveals the general location where a person drank water, helping police track past movements of criminal suspects ...

dateFeb 25, 2008 in
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Women have more diverse hand bacteria than men

A new University of Colorado at Boulder study indicates that not only do human hands harbor far higher numbers of bacteria species than previously believed, women have a significantly greater diversity of microbes on their ...

dateNov 03, 2008 in
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Can fungi replace plastics?

Fungi, with the exception of shitake and certain other mushrooms, tend to be something we associate with moldy bread or dank-smelling mildew. But they really deserve more respect. Fungi have fantastic capabilities ...

dateMar 12, 2013 in Materials Science
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