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Staying safe in sandy beaches

Beach sand contains all kinds of microorganisms, including those that can harm human health. Yet current guidelines are focused exclusively on monitoring the levels of microbes in the water.

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60 days and 60 nights in bed

On 9 September, the first of 12 men will go to bed for 60 days as part of important research into stopping the wasting effects that spaceflight has on the human body. Although they may be putting their feet up, it is set ...

date9 hours ago in Space Exploration
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Understanding the iliotibial band

For many people, it's the source of a nagging—and painful—injury, but for Carolyn Eng, the IT band is an intriguing mystery, one she may be close to solving.

dateAug 27, 2015 in Other
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Are you a nomophobe?

If you're wondering how to respond to that question, an Iowa State University study can help you find the answer. ISU researchers have developed a questionnaire to help you determine if you suffer from nomophobia or a fear ...

dateAug 27, 2015 in Consumer & Gadgets
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