Archive for May, 2011

If looks could kill (a brief history of Botox)

Honey, aloe, frankincense oil, almond oil, mucilage paper—these were all ancient remedies for the age-old problem of wrinkles.  But a bacterial toxin of which five hundred grams could kill the entire human race? Though it sounds more like a terror plot from a Hollywood doomsday movie, such a deadly substance is, in fact, the most […]

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