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New Insight Into Tattoo Removal Procedure

New Insight Into Tattoo Removal Procedure

New findings published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine could lead to better tattoo removal techniques that leave the skin more natural looking. Researchers determined that tattoo pigment is held in the dermis (the middle…




Sperm's Swimming Secrets Revealed

Sperm’s Swimming Secrets Revealed

Researchers at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden and the University of Colorado found a teensy-weensy structure at the very end of the sperm’s tail that previously went unnoticed. It’s not clear exactly what it…


Human Eggs Grown In Laboratory For First Time

Human Eggs Grown In Laboratory For First Time

Researchers at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland have grown human eggs from their earliest stages to maturity in a laboratory for the very first time. This had previously been achieved with mouse egg cells, while…


Your Runny Nose Could Mean More Than A Cold

Your Runny Nose Could Mean More Than A Cold

There are many reasons we get a runny nose, technically known as rhinorrhea. When you have a cold or the flu, the mucous membranes that line the cavities in your nose produce a combination of…


Touch And Holding Affect Infants At The Molecular Level

Touch And Holding Affect Infants At The Molecular Level

The amount of close and comforting contact between infants and their caregivers can affect children at the molecular level, according to new research. The study from the University of British Columbia and BC Children’s Hospital…


What Makes Quitting Smoking Difficult?

What Makes Quitting Smoking Difficult?

Scientists have identified a genetic pathway that contributes to nicotine addiction and makes quitting smoking difficult. Quitting the toxic stick, the cigarette, is not an easy task and for some, it takes years while others…