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Hydration for women

This is the Rhythm of our Lives: A Comprehensive Guide for Women’s Hydration

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Water Jul 22, 2021
Water as Art: 5 Artworks Turning Water from Motif into Medium

Water is the essential prerequisite for life. It is, therefore, no wonder that it has always been such a potent source of inspiration as well as a central motif in artistic practice.  Paintings depicting seas, rivers, and even swimming pools ...

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Water Jun 11, 2021
Dry as The Sahara: Exploring the Concept of Thirst

Thirst is the way our brains let us know that it’s time to stop whatever we are doing and drink a big glass of water. What is the first symptom of thirst? Most likely that bone-dry, parched sensation in your ...

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Water Jun 2, 2021
Radioactive Water to Mining & Fracking Effluent: What Happens to Contaminated Water?

Our dependence on water is not merely physiological; a myriad of production processes require water to maintain safe conditions. Once it has come into contact with dangerous chemicals and unstable radionuclides, what happens to contaminated water? Technological advances across industries ...

Water May 19, 2021
Nature & Invention: Is there a difference between artificial or naturally carbonated water?

It seems like humans have always enjoyed a bit of bubbly. Over the centuries, we’ve indulged in many different beverages naturally carbonated through the fermentation process, including beer, cider, and champagne. Turns out many among us also love our carbonated ...

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Water Apr 22, 2021
Water Engineering Wonders: Changing The Course of Civilizations

Historically, water has always been both a vital resource and an obstacle; oftentimes, the greatest challenge was finding a secure source. The downfall or success of civilizations throughout history has depended on water resources. Ancient civilizations laid the foundation for the ...

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Water Apr 20, 2021
Effects of Hydration: The Journey of Water Through Your Body

Is there anything more delicious than a drink of water when you’re parched? The water floods into your mouth, tickling your taste buds and moistening the back of your throat. The relief feels instantaneous; you can veritably feel the effects ...

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Water Apr 14, 2021
The Weird & Wonderful Hydration Habits of Wildlife

We share a dependence on water with all other life that cohabitates our planet. However, as French polymath Pierre Beaumarchais famously pointed out, what distinguishes humans from other animals is drinking when we are not thirsty.  Humans have adopted some ...

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Water Mar 9, 2021
Will the Cosmic Colonizers of the Future Drink Water?

Life on our planet is inextricably linked to the abundance of water resting in a liquid state. For a long time, we believed that this existential resource was available exclusively on Earth. However, there are actually huge quantities of H2O ...