News tagged with soap

Bias key in language evolution

As one local scientist so eloquently phrases it, the evolution of language is like a man with a Ford car, whose previous two cars were Fords but after experiencing his friend's Toyota has switched brands ...

Jul 11, 2014
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Selfish gene may undermine genome police

(Medical Xpress)—For a bunch of inanimate chemical compounds, the nucleic and amino acids caught up in the infamous "selfish" segregation distorter (SD) saga have put on quite a soap opera for biologists ...

Mar 05, 2013
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Twitter can help people lose weight

(Medical Xpress)—Using Twitter can help you achieve a healthy weight. A study by researchers at the University of South Carolina's Arnold School of Public Health has found that using Twitter, the popular information network ...

Jan 14, 2013
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Common antimicrobial inhibits immune cell function

(Medical Xpress) -- Triclosan, a common antibacterial agent found in many hand soaps and other products, is known to have the added benefit of alleviating allergic skin conditions such as eczema. In a study recently published ...

Jan 06, 2012
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