Science

  • Wearable tech aids stroke patients
    US scientists develop sensors to allow doctors to follow their patients' progress away from the clinic. ...
    Source: BBC News Science And NaturePublished on Sat-Feb-2018
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  • Financial structure of early childhood education requires overhaul to make it accessible and affordable, report says
    High-quality early care and education (ECE) is critical to positive child development and has the potential to generate economic returns, but the current financing structure of ECE leaves many children without access to high-quality services and does little to strengthen the ECE workforce, says a new report from the National ...
    Source: Science Daily – All FeedsPublished on Fri-Feb-2018
    2 days ago
  • Short-term use of IV devices is common — and risky — study shows
    Many hospital patients get medicine or nutrition delivered straight into their bloodstream through a tiny device called a PICC. In just a decade, it's become the go-to device for intravenous care. But a new study finds that one in every four times a PICC gets inserted, the patient didn't need ...
    Source: Science Daily – All FeedsPublished on Fri-Feb-2018
    2 days ago
  • Young children use physics, not previous rewards, to learn about tools
    Children as young as seven apply basic laws of physics to problem-solving, rather than learning from what has previously been rewarded, suggests new research. ...
    Source: Science Daily – All FeedsPublished on Fri-Feb-2018
    2 days ago
  • Metalens combined with an artificial muscle
    Inspired by the human eye, researchers have developed an adaptive metalens that is essentially a flat, electronically controlled artificial eye. The adaptive metalens simultaneously controls for three of the major contributors to blurry images: focus, astigmatism, and image shift. ...
    Source: Science Daily – All FeedsPublished on Fri-Feb-2018
    2 days ago
  • Charging ahead to higher energy batteries
    Researchers have developed a new way to improve lithium ion battery efficiency. Through the growth of a cubic crystal layer, the scientists have created a thin and dense connecting layer between the electrodes of the battery. ...
    Source: Science Daily – All FeedsPublished on Fri-Feb-2018
    2 days ago
  • Molecular Trojan horse delivers chemotherapeutic drug to cancer cells
    Researchers have discovered a way for chemotherapy drug paclitaxel to target migrating, or circulating, cancer cells, which are responsible for the development of tumor metastases. Until now, paclitaxel has only been used to target rapidly dividing cancer cells. The team was successful in getting the drug to piggyback on 123B9, ...
    Source: Science Daily – All FeedsPublished on Fri-Feb-2018
    2 days ago
  • Ice chips only? Study questions restrictions on oral intake for women in labor
    At most US maternity units, women in labor are put on nil per os (NPO) status -- they're not allowed to eat or drink anything, except ice chips. But new nursing research questions that policy, showing no increase in risks for women who are allowed to eat and drink during ...
    Source: Science Daily – All FeedsPublished on Fri-Feb-2018
    2 days ago
  • Link between surface-water salinity and climate change examined
    New research explores the impact of de-icing salt from roads and highways on a local watershed. The findings offer hope for the watershed's future surface-water chloride concentrations. ...
    Source: Science Daily – All FeedsPublished on Fri-Feb-2018
    2 days ago
  • Crop-saving soil tests now at farmers’ fingertips
    Soil pathogen testing -- critical to farming, but painstakingly slow and expensive -- will soon be done accurately, quickly, inexpensively and onsite, thanks to new research. ...
    Source: Science Daily – All FeedsPublished on Fri-Feb-2018
    2 days ago
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