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    Those Pesky Ear Infections – The Science

    Those pesky ear infections

    The most common ear infection is that of the middle ear. Its fancy name is otitis media. It is a common affliction if you happen to be a child under the age of three. In most cases, ear pain is caused by pressure that develops when something interferes with the drainage of the Eustachian tube. […] More

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    5 Causes Of Sensitive Teeth

    5 Causes Of Sensitive Teeth

    If you wince when you brush or eat hot food, you suffer from having sensitive teeth. Even taking cold drinks can trigger tooth sensitivity. This article discusses five common causes of tooth sensitivity and suggests what you can do to change for the better. Vigorous Brushing When you brush energetically, the enamel (hard white substance) […] More

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    Do Medicines Really Expire Or Are We Taken For A Ride ?

    Do Medicines Expire

    The expiration date doesn’t mean, or even suggest, that the drug will stop being effective after that, nor that it will become harmful. “Manufacturers put expiration dates for marketing,rather than scientific reasons ” said Mr. Flaherty, a pharmacist at the FDA until his retirement in 1999. “It’s not profitable for them to have products on […] More

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    The Future of Digital Asset Management

    The Future of DAM

    The need for digital asset management, popularly known as DAM, continues to grow. For those who are not yet familiar with DAM, it is a process designed to manage the slew of digital files a company typically has. For example, these systems can catalog, store, search, and deliver specific files as they’re needed, including audio […] More

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    Bad Taste – Why Most People Hate Bitter Food?

    Why Most People Hate Bitter Food

    If you can’t stand the taste of gin and tonic, or curl your tongue when you eat eggplant, that’s your evolutionary conditioning trying to save you from being poisoned. The bitterness in tonic water and certain vegetables alerts your body to a potential toxin, and high levels lead to a feeling of nausea. Since most […] More

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    How Do Biological Washing Powders Work?

    How Do Biological Washing Powders Work

    Imagine you’re playing Pacman, racing along and eating dots, while escaping ghosts. Well that’s kind of what an enzyme does: except the dots need to slot into its mouth exactly (that is, be triangle-shaped) and the ghosts are high temperatures that will kill it. Biological washing powders contain enzymes, which are proteins that speed up […] More

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    Growing Human Population & Fun Facts

    Human Population

    Our planet is home for 7.6 billion as of December 31st, 2017. I vividly remember Monday October 31, 2011 which saw the birth of the 7 billionth person somewhere in the world. Who this person is will remain a mystery (the date is an estimate), but we can be certain of the growing demands that humans increasingly […] More

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    Why Leaves Go Red And Fall Off Trees

    Why Leaves Go Red And Fall Off Trees

    Q: Why leaves go red and fall off trees A: Leaves are the lungs and food factories of a plant, needing carbon dioxide, water and sunlight to make oxygen and glucose. As days become shorter and colder, indicating less sunlight and water in the coming months, trees begin to break down the chlorophyll in their […] More

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