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Chin augmentations skyrocket

The always fascinating annual statistics report from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) shows that chin augmentation is the fastest growing plastic surgery procedure – a phenomenon, speculate surgeons, sparked by a desire for success in the workplace and the increased usage of video chat technology. According to the report, chin procedures increased across […]

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Bacterial Accumulation Doesn’t Appear To Impact Longevity

Investigating the aging process in flies, researchers from the University of Southern California (USC) have established that while older flies accumulate very large populations of bacteria, the infestations don’t seem to hasten the insects’ death. The surprising finding, published in Cell Press, suggests that the energy expended by the immune system to fight the burgeoning […]

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America: In Evolution We Don’t Trust

Given that more than half of all American adults aren’t aware that the Earth goes around the Sun once a year, it’s hardly surprising that the concept of evolution doesn’t sit well with Americans. What is surprising, however, is the large number – around one-third – that believe evolution is wrong. “One in three American […]

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