anthony137
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Does the Atkins diet work?
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There is evidence that adherents to the Atkins Diet can reduce their weight and keep it off, provided they stick to the diet. One widely cited New England Journal of Medicine study from 2003 looked ...

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Does eating papaya everyday work as a contraceptive?
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I am unable to find a copy of the original study. I am unable to find a reference to Tharmalingam Senthilomohan, the researcher quoted in the linked article, aside from copies of the linked article. ...

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Is there any research done on tattoos and their relationship to sexual activity?
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A quick google search turned up this 2005 PubMed abstract. This research examined the association of having a tattoo and engaging in premarital sexual intercourse. Data gathered from a convenience ...

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Crystal glassware contains lead. What health advice are reasonable?
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It doesn't appear that a lot of research has been done on this topic, but the research that has been conducted seems fairly clear. The Wikipedia article on lead-glass safety contains a brief ...

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Matching bullets to handguns (Ballistic fingerprinting)
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The best information I've been able to find is a section from a National Academies report titled Ballistic Imaging (pdf). I was also able to find the Technical Evaluation (pdf) for a report to the ...

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Can animals detect earthquakes through low radio-frequencies?
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As far as I can tell, the evidence available is sketchy at best. No controlled studies have been performed, which is unsurprising given the general difficulty in predicting earthquakes at all. One ...

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