Why We Need to Let Our Children Sleep

A young student asleep at school. (Getty Images) Why We Need to Let Our Children Sleep Dr. Jennifer Papa Kanaan Jennifer Papa Kanaan, M.D., is a pulmonary/critical care physician who specializes in child and adolescent sleep disorders at the UConn ...

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Optic nerve stimulation to aid the blind

EPFL scientists are investigating new ways to provide visual signals to the blind by directly stimulating the optic nerve. Their preliminary study on animals uses a new type of neural electrode and provides distinct signals. Optic nerve stimulation to aid ...

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Drones sensing by a whisker

Drones sensing by a whisker A University of Queensland engineer has followed nature’s example and developed whiskers for drones and robots, allowing machines to sense surroundings just as animals do. Dr Pauline Pounds said her team wanted to build affordable ...

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