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Researchers in Israel and Germany develop potential alternative to animal testing "On top of opposition from animal rights groups, more scientists are claiming that animal studies do not accurately predict the human response to drugs or beauty products, especially ones that are used on a regular basis. At the same time, using human cells for […]

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"Surgeons at Boston Children's Hospital started using 3D-printed copies of patients' affected body parts to prepare for procedures last year. Now, that move has helped save the lives of four children aged two months to 16 years old who suffered from life-threatening blood vessel malformation in their brains. Their condition gave ride to distinctive anatomies […]

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ABCDEs of Melanoma when checking skin irregularities: – Asymmetry– Border– Color– Diameter– Evolving From +Lifehacker: http://ow.ly/PpjYs  Check Your Body for Skin Cancer with the ABCDEs of Melanoma Everyone can be at risk of getting skin cancer, but catching it early can make it a lot more treatable. Performing regular skin checks with this method will […]

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Discarded pet goldfish are multiplying and getting kind of ginormous, officials say "If you have a goldfish, and you are kind of over that goldfish, to the point where you are now wondering whether it might be best to set that goldfish free, please rethink that decision." "That's the request from the Alberta government, which […]

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Cliff on June 18th, 2015

"Trans-fats are unsafe to eat and must be banned from the food supply within three years, US regulators have said." "The US Food and Drug Administration said partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs), the main source of trans-fats, are not 'generally recognised as safe'." From +BBC News: http://ow.ly/OpebN  US orders ban on ‘unsafe’ trans-fats – BBC News Trans-fats […]

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