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bug spray, repellent bracelet and a citronella candle

TESTING OPTIONS  Bug sprays with DEET or oil of lemon eucalyptus (left) deter mosquitoes better than repellent bracelets (middle) or citronella candles (right), a new study suggests.

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To stave off bloody noses, keep noses moisturized and free of fingers.

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NUMBER NERVOUSNESS People anxious about doing math use certain brain networks differently when doing arithmetic, which suggests they might use different problem-solving strategies than people who aren’t anxious about math.

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