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Will Smiling Make You Look Younger?
We’ve always been told to watch out for those laugh lines, but apparently a smile can make you look younger right now, if not in the future. A new study shows that people are more likely to underestimate the age of a person with a happy expression. The German study asked its 154 volunteers of…
Ozzy Osbourne’s Daughter Suffers Concussion
Dancing can be dangerous for the less rhythmically inclined among us, but even if you’ve been a contestant on ‘Dancing with the Stars,’ that doesn’t mean you’re immune from mishaps while you’re out there cutting a rug. That’s exactly what Ozzy Osbourn…
New Cell Research May Offer Key to the Fountain of Youth
Scientists may have found a way to stave off some effects of aging simply by removing human cells that stop dividing as we get older. Young cells continuously split to keep body tissues and organs functioning properly, but they eventually stop dividing — a state called senescence — and…
Genetically Modified Rice Can Be Used in Lieu of Human Blood
Scientists have found a way to genetically modify rice as a replacement for human blood. The idea is to extract a protein containing human genes that could then be used in lieu of actual blood to help burn victims and those who’ve suffered massive blood loss. It’s seen as a viable solu…
New Toyota Technology Could Help the Paralyzed Walk [VIDEO]
On November 2 in Tokyo, auto maker Toyota unveiled several robotic devices designed to help paralyzed people and the elderly walk. These robots include sensors that detect the user’s posture, grasp and holding strength, and motor control technology that facilitates someone’s desired mo…

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