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My no-nonsense German grandmother tried to teach me how to knit when I was 12 because she believed that knitting and crocheting were keys to happiness. Why? First, because the lucky people who received her gorgeous crocheted doilies and knitted sweaters felt happiness when they unwrapped the tissue paper. And second, my grandmother said giving something she had made gave her more joy than just about anything else she did. That wasn’t enough to make a 12-year-old sit still and learn to knit. Like any …
Scientists find what on illegal contact lenses?
Think rinsing your eyes with hospital toilet water is revolting? In that case, what researchers found on knock-off contact lenses is sure to make you squeamish "Contact lenses are medical devices worn on living tissue; therefore, it is extremely important that they are purchased with a valid prescription." Published earlier this year in the Journal of Forensic Sciences , a case report from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration's (FDA's) Forensic Chemistry Center found a majority of unapproved, counterfeit and decorative contact lenses tested positive for the kinds of microbial contamination frequently found in hospital waste water or spoiled food Respectively, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Bacillus cereus were just a pair of microorganisms identified in the…
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