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Fighting head lice effectively with plasma

Once head lice have attached themselves to hair follicles, they can deftly evade detection and are therefore hard to kill. Infestations of these bloodsucking parasites are commonly dealt with using chemicals and a specialized ...

Nov 03, 2015
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First look at concussions in water polo

UC Irvine physiologist James Hicks' three sons all played water polo. Watching them compete, he noticed how physical the sport can be—elbows, head butts, the ball flying at high speeds. His oldest son once had to be dragged ...

Oct 30, 2015
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In anatomy, the head of an animal is the rostral part (from anatomical position) that usually comprises the brain, eyes, ears, nose and mouth (all of which aid in various sensory functions, such as sight, hearing, smell, and taste). Some very simple animals may not have a head, but many bilaterally symmetric forms do.

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