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Researchers show that veins stiffen as we age
...s having one foot immersed in cold water, or while squeezing
a handgrip. They also administered a nitroglycerin pill under the tongue of each participant to relax the veins. In each case, they found that the tests had no effect on the response of the veins in either age group. "Thus, we think that the stiffe...
Polynesia explorers created worldwide web of scientific knowledge
...the outcome of a system reaching across the globe, squeezing
from the travelers information to satisfy state ministers, the scientific community and public opinion," wrote Liebersohn, a European cultural and intellectual historian at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Braving extremes of polar co...