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Video: Teen body image -- reality versus perception

For many, the topic of teen body image conjures thoughts of overweight adolescents battling the scale, peer separation and depression, but a recent study conducted by Michelle Frisco and Jason Houle of Penn State's Department ...

dateDec 15, 2010 in Health
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Water heals a bioplastic

A drop of water self-heals a multiphase polymer derived from the genetic code of squid ring teeth, which may someday extend the life of medical implants, fiber-optic cables and other hard to repair in place objects, according ...

dateSep 01, 2015 in Materials Science
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Brown dwarf pair mystifies astronomers

( -- Two brown dwarf-sized objects orbiting a giant old star show that planets may assemble around stars more quickly and efficiently than anyone thought possible, according to an international team of astronomers.

dateDec 21, 2009 in Astronomy
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Biochip-based device for cell analysis

( -- Inexpensive, portable devices that can rapidly screen cells for leukemia or HIV may soon be possible thanks to a chip that can produce three-dimensional focusing of a stream of cells, according to researchers.

dateMay 30, 2012 in Analytical Chemistry
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