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Scientists create robot skin that stores liquids

The smart skin can "sweat" like human skin and also self-heal.

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  • Scientists have recently created a robotic skin that can be made to release stored liquid on demand.
  • The skin could one day be used to apply medicine as needed to wounds or to keep surfaces at a precise level of dryness.
  • More work is needed before it comes to a bandage near you.
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The 'Western diet' is linked to adult acne in a new study

The takeaway: limit sugar and dairy if you want better skin.

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  • University of Paris researchers found that the consumption of fatty and sugary products, sugary beverages, and milk seems to increase adult acne.
  • The team used data from over 24,000 participants in a famous French study.
  • Roughly 50 percent of adults in Western countries over age 25 suffer from acne.
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