What are birthmarks?

A birthmark is a colored spot on or just under the skin. Most birthmarks show up when a baby is born. Some are noticed shortly after the baby is born. Some birthmarks fade away as the child grows up, but some stay and get bigger, thicker, and darker. Nearly all birthmarks are harmless and painless. They can be almost any size, shape, or color. Birthmarks have two primary causes: blood vessels that bunch together or do not grow normally and extra pigment-producing cells, or melanocytes, in the skin. Doctors don’t…

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How many cells are in your body?

There is no real consensus on the number of cells in the human body. Estimates put the number between ten trillion and one hundred trillion. A trillion is a million million—it’s a word that crops up when we talk about the size of our national debt! The number of cells depends on the size of the person: bigger person, more cells. Also, the number of cells in our body keeps changing as old cells die and new ones form. Cells are so small that most can only be seen through…

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CEDAR WOODS CONFIRMS TARGET HQ RELOCATION PROJECT

Cedar Woods is proud to announce that Target Australia has confirmed it will move its national headquarters to Williams Landing, its masterplanned development in western Melbourne. Target has signed a 10-year agreement for lease with Cedar Woods for a 12,600 square metre office building over eight levels. The building will cater for 850 employees and will be located in a prominent position adjacent to Williams Landing train station. The building will be constructed by Hacer Group at a cost of $37 million plus GST, with construction scheduled to be underway…

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