By: Terrence Aym
Soon scars may be a thing of the past.Scars have been the bane of humans throughout history. Scar tissue can be an embarrassment, disfiguring, even life-threatening.Now an amazingly simple solution seems to have been discovered. The answer lies with a common sugar molecule...
By: Gene Patterson
People with a busy social life 'have bigger amygdala' It certainly seems that some people tend to be more outgoing than others. Whether this is because of nature or because of nurture has previously been hard to say. Are people born being more socially outgoing...
How the gender of a child is determined at the time of conception
By: Raquel Ildefonzo
I am a mother of four lovely girls. My younger sister (who came next to me) has two burly boys. The rest of our siblings have at least one boy and one girl in their respective broods. During family gatherings, my sister and I never...
By: Terrence Aym
Researchers have searched for centuries for an effective way to end the maddening, continuous ringing in the ears that some people suffer. Most of the so-called cures to treat the condition known as tinnitus were quack treatments, bizarre devices, or ineffective regimens.The affliction can...
By: Melissa Patterson
First, what exactly is a contusion? A contusion is simply the fancy medical term for a bruise. Contusions happen for many reasons such as surgeries, falls, fights, and bumping into a hard object. Most people have experienced a contusion at some point in their lives...
By: Gene Patterson
The difference between a virus and a bacteria is like the difference between a almond and a watermelon. That is to say that there are a few common traits, but in the large scope of things there are far more differences than similarities. ♦ Differences...
By: L.S. Watts
Each year millions of people flock to the doctor’s office with a form of the flu, a cold, or some other medicial ailment. Most diseases and illnesses are caused by either a bacterial infection or a virus. How a physician treats the ailment depends...
Difference between a virus and bacteria
By: D. Victor
Although good bacteria exists, viruses and bacteria may be perceived as harmful to our bodies and environment. However, there are few few distinctions between them, including their utility. According to medterms.com, a virus is “a microorganism smaller than bacteria, which cannot grow or...
By: Gabriella Martin
Recognized by scientists almost two hundred years apart, the public continues to confuse viruses and bacteria. Despite the confusion, there are clear and fundamental differences between the two microscopic organisms. Discovery Anton van Leeuwenhoek first observed bacteria in the late 1660s in pond water. Today...
Difference between a virus and bacteria
By: Kenneth Andrews
Viruses and bacteria are frequently confused in the public mind, as they are both, at the most basic level, very small things that can make people ill. There are significant differences between a virus and a bacteria (or strictly speaking, between a virus and a...

 

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