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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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07-15-2021
Over 25% of COVID patients are symptomatic six months later
In a new study published by PLOS, experts have investigated...
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07-14-2021
Protecting river deltas and the people who live on them
The rising sea levels and extreme storms associated with climate...
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07-14-2021
Spiny genitalia of seed beetles linked to reproductive success
The spiny genitalia of male seed beetles promote reproductive success...
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07-14-2021
Methane-cycling microbes lived on Earth billions of years ago
The oldest fossils of methane-cycling microbes have been discovered by...
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07-14-2021
Fungi help to balance a healthy gut
Bacteria are not the only microorganisms in the gut that...
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07-14-2021
Individual corals seen engulfing algae for the first time
Scientists have long known that single-celled algae called dinoflagellates are...
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07-13-2021
Animals can show us how they will respond to climate change
In a new study led by Stellenbosch University, researchers explain...
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07-13-2021
Energy can be generated from sweaty fingertips
A new piece of technology can create energy from sweat...
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07-13-2021
Raw dog food is spreading antibiotic resistance
Raw dog food is an international public health risk, according...
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07-13-2021
Storks are attracted to the smell of freshly mowed grass
Researchers at the Max Planck Institute have discovered that storks...
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07-13-2021
Half of urban greenhouse gas emissions linked to 25 cities
A recent study published by Frontiers has calculated the amount...
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07-12-2021
Coastal ecosystems are important carbon sinks
A new study calculated the benefit of coastal environments in...
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