Friday, December 16, 2016

Science of the Week, 12/16/16

Happy Rogue One Day! Are you planning to see it this weekend?

Here are some of the most interesting science news articles I read this week:

Scientists track restoration of communication in mimially conscious patient

Going tooth-to-tooth with dinosaurs

Beans and peas increase fullness more than meat

Today's children face tough prospects of being better off than their parents

Telomere growth predicts reduced chance of death from heart disease

Flexible device captures energy from human motion

Telomeres--too much of a good thing?

NIH competition seeks wearable device to detect alcohol levels in real time

Mitigating the risk of geoengineering: aerosols could cool the planet without ozone damage

Low-cost paper-based skin patch monitors dehydration by changing color from sweat

People can control a robotic arm with only their minds


I'm planning to take the rest of the year off from blogging. Happy Holidays to all, and I'll let you know in 2017 if I managed to make my reading goal for this year!


















3 comments:

Pat Dilloway said...

Beans increase something else too. Hahaha

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

Controlling stuff with our minds...cool.
Yes, seeing Rogue One this afternoon!

Sandra Almazan said...

My company makes enzymes to help with that, Pat.

Alex, hope you enjoy it!

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