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05-16-2022
Smart pacifier can monitor the health of babies
Experts at Washington State University have developed a smart pacifier that may ultimately eliminate the need for invasive blood draws among babies in Newborn Intensive Care Units (NICUs). The new pacifier can continuously monitor sodium and potassium ion levels. These electrolytes are an indicator of dehydration, which is especially dangerous for infants born with health issues.  When the researchers tested the smart pacifier on a select group of newborns, they found the monitoring results were comparable to data gained from the normal blood draws.  “We know that...
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11-21-2021
Dramatic changes may be coming for Pacific storms
About 20,000 years ago, during the Last Glacial Maximum, North...
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11-21-2021
A chemical that triggers aggression in women, blocks it in men
A new study published in the journal Science Advances has...
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11-21-2021
Bacteria can help sustainably extract rare Earth elements
Rare Earth elements (RREs) are vital for building technological equipment,...
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11-20-2021
Deforestation in the Amazon rainforest hits new records
According to a new report by Brazil’s National Institute for...
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11-20-2021
Children appreciate humor very early in life
A new study led by the University of Bristol has...
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11-19-2021
How a grandmother's brain reacts to the sight of her grandchildren
Grandmothers are important caregivers in many societies and can enrich...
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11-19-2021
Speech sounds elicit similar brain responses in humans and guinea pigs
A new study published in the journal eNeuro has found...
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11-19-2021
Exercise increases the body’s own cannabis-like substances
A new study led by the University of Nottingham has...
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11-19-2021
Older couples have synchronized heart rates
A new study carried out by researchers from the University...
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11-18-2021
Leafy greens may help relieve chronic migraine
Migraines are considered to be a major public health concern...
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11-18-2021
Do anti-aging diets actually work?
Dietary interventions such as intermittent fasting and caloric restriction are...
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11-18-2021
Study provides new insight into why we need sleep
We are all familiar with the experience of needing to...
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