Antiperspirants and deodorants change the microbial life on your body.
UNC Researchers Discover Another Cell HIV Can Infect
May 10, 2016
HIV is not the death sentence it used to be. In the 1990s more than 40,000 people could die because of HIV/AIDS in a single year. In 2013, that number had dropped to just fewer than 7,000 per year thanks to education and treatments that can manage the HIV virus.
If you want to understand the uniquely American obsession with cleanliness, including the use of deodorants, you have to start with the United States military. More specifically, you have to start with a pivotal point in military history that not only changed America, but in the long run, also changed how Americans viewed sanitation.
Learn about how human activities (including population growth, pollution, global warming, burning of fossil fuels, habitat destruction and introduction of nonnative species) may impact the environment. Then examine how a nonnative species is affecting North Carolina marine ecosystems by viewing the NC Science NOW video "Lionfish."
We are exposed to chemicals on a daily basis. Sometimes the exposure is obvious: a cleaning solution, garden fertilizer or even the coating of a non-stick pan in your kitchen.
But many times those interactions are not so clear: the chemical makeup of the water bottle you drink from, the dye on a shirt or the deodorizer in the bathroom at work.
Let’s face it, there’s a lot involved in the human face.
It’s a complicated mix of physiology and psychology. The information a human face can relay is almost unending. The human face is debateably the most useful, and possibly the most underestimated, means of communication that people have.
So let’s learn a little more about the face.
How the Ankylosaurus Got Its Signature Tail-Club
December 3, 2015
Nature, Nurture, Feast, Famine and Nematodes
August 10, 2015