Facial clues: Researchers are using facial scans to determine your physiological age—and serve as an early wakeup call to potentially serious health problems. Accelerated facial aging can indicate inflammation associated with high cholesterol and hypertension, Nat Geo reports. (Above, a model predicts a woman’s face as it ages from 20, at left, to 65, at right.)
The coup continues: Two years ago, Myanmar’s military forcibly nullified the country’s 2020 election results. Peaceful protesters flooded streets in cities and villages demanding an end to the coup—even as the military and police began to open fire. Today the military junta continues to violently target protesters and ethnic minorities. (Above, a portrait of a human rights advocate superimposed over a scene from the protest to protect her identity.)
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A birding paradise: Migratory white pelicans and other birds flock to a lagoon in an island wildlife refuge. Where is it? Hint: the refuge is named for a cartoonist who won two Pulitzer Prizes and helped create the National Wildlife Foundation. Click here for the answer.