Posts Tagged ‘ science ’

Skin graft

Jacques-Louis Reverdin, a Swiss surgeon, was the first to successfully perform a skin graft–now referred to as a pinch graft–on a human being, in 1869.

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Missing gravity

The area of the Hudson Bay in Canada has less gravity than the rest of the world. This article explains how.

Ig Nobel Prize

Donald Unger performed a 60-year long project investigating whether arthritis of the fingers can occur as a result of knuckle cracking by cracking the knuckles of his left hand but not his right hand every day. He won an Ig Nobel Prize for it.

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