The dress and science, how?!

The image shows the dress. The middle picture is the original dress; the one on the left is white-balanced as if the dress is white and gold, and on the right it is white-balanced to blue-black. Adapted from:...

Breathalyzer for an early detection of lung cancer

According to the World Health Organization lung cancer is the deadliest cancer in both men and women. U.S. Center for Disease Control (CDC) alarms that the number of people who die from lung cancer has...

What Causes Psoriasis?

Psoriasis turns your skin cells into Type A overachievers: They mature about five times faster than cells in normal skin. And unlike normal skin cells, which naturally slough off, these cells pile up on the...

Bulimia Nervosa: Symptoms and Treatment

Bulimia nervosa — an eating disorder that affects three times as many women as men — can be deadly. Individuals with the disorder "binge and purge," meaning they ingest large quantities of food and then...

Anorexia: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Anorexia nervosa involves an extreme obsession with limiting food intake and weight that can end up taking over a person's life. It is defined as a perceived intense need to drastically limit food intake to...