Pretty Cool Idea, Which Won The Top Prize In The U.K.’s TeenTech Awards, To Develop Condoms That Change Color On Contact With STDs. But Great Questions Were Indeed Raised Regarding What Happens If The Condom Comes In Contact With 2 Or More STDs? Or Whom Will The STIs Be Detected From Of The 2 Partners?
Researchers Are Stating, Based On Mitochondrial DNA Analysis, That Everyone Today Can Precisely Trace Their Common Ancestry To A Woman Who Lived In Modern Day Botswana, South Of The Zambezi River, About 200,000 YA When Early Humans Emerged In Africa. This Discovery, However, Undermines The East African Origin Of Modern Humans.
A Patch That Detects Flush Of Embarrassment Or A Fluttering Heart Has Been Developed. The Sensor Monitors How The Skin Stretches And Contracts With Each Heartbeat/Breath Or Minute Tightening/Relaxation Of The Skin Each Time A Corresponding Muscle Is Flexed. The Device May First Be Used For Sleep Disorder And Heart Conditions.
Previous Studies Have Indicated That Stressors Like Job Loss Or Natural Disasters, For Women In Their First Trimester, Could Lead To Premature Birth. A New Study Of 100,000 Pregnant Women Seems To Link “Moving To A New Home” To Premature Birth Or A Lower Than Average Birth weight Especially For Women In Their First Trimester.
A Recent Study Is Indicating A Correlation Between Sexual Activity And Parkinson’s Disease Progression. The Study Indicated That Dominantly Men Who Were Sexually Active Were Found To Display Less Severe Motor Disability. The Study Was Conducted Over 24 Months On Early-Stage Parkinson’s Disease Participants With Average Age Of 57.
A 1973 – 2014 Study of Hospitalized Pregnant Women, And 41 Yrs Follow-Up Of Their Children, In Sweden, Is Indicating That Women Who Were Infected During Pregnancy By, E.G., Sepsis, Flu And Minor Urinary Tract Infection In The Utero Gave Birth To Children With 79% Increased Risk Of Autism And A 24% Increased Risk Of Depression As Adults.
Of Course, Anyone Who Stays Up Late At Night Is Going To Have A Difficult Time Coping During The Day (9 To 5) With Regards To Poorer Attention, Slower Reaction Times And Increased Sleepiness. This Difficulty Is Always The Case For Folks Who Naturally Prefer To Stay Up Late, As They Have A Lower Brain Connectivity Than Day Folks.
A Very Bold Claim Indeed!! But With Little To No Facts To Back It Up. An Israeli Company, Accelerated Evolution Biotechnologies Ltd. (AEBi), Is Saying That They Will Have The First Cure For Cancer Within A Year. And That The Cure Will Be Cheap And Effective With Minimal Side Effect. Wow, All We Can Do Is Hope It’s True.
Any Means That Can Help Detect Any Disease For A Quick And Effective Treatment, And Without Breaking The Bank Is Highly Welcomed. Researchers, In The UK, Are Working On A Breathalyser That Can Help Detect Cancer Using Cancer Proxies In Molecules That We Exhale. Nice!
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The Oldest Hunting Tool In North America May Have Been Discovered In Texas. The Tool, A Spear Head, Is Said To Be Between 13,500 and 15,500 Years Old. The Tool Was Discovered In 2015 At A Dig Near Buttermilk Creek, Which Is About 45 Miles North Of Austin, Texas. The Tool May Give Clue To Earliest Settlers.
Pretty Cool If Folks Can 3D-Visualize How A Product Would Look In Their Home Space Before Buying The Product. This Is What Many Companies, Especially Furniture Companies, Are Doing Using Apps. This Could Make It Easy, Especially For Folks, Who Find It Difficult To Visualize How A Product Could Fit In Before Buying.
In A Bid To Diagnose Parkinson’s Disease Years Before The Symptoms, For More Effective Treatment Options, A Breath Analyzer, Said To Be 81% Accurate And Better Than The Smell Test, Has Been Developed. The Breath Test Is Said To Be Able To Detect The Disease Via Traces Of Telltale Chemicals In Breath.
Cortisol, A Stress Hormone, Can Now, For The First Time, Be Measured NonInvasively In Real Time Using The Newly Built Wearable Patch Sensor. The Patch Is Able To Measure Cortisol Levels From Sweat By Measuring Cortisol Blocked K and Na Ions. Scientists Hope To Better Analyze The Human Body By Using The Device To Measure Other Biomarkers.
The USA FDA Has Approved The First Antiviral Treatment, TPOXX, For One Of The Most Extremely Contagious And Deadly Viruses, Smallpox. Yes, Smallpox Was Eradicated In 1980, But There Are Concerns That Most People Born Afterwards May Not Have Been Vaccinated, And Could Be Exposed In A Bioterror Attack Using The Virus As A Weapon.
The Oldest Stone Tool, Dating About 2.1 Myr, Has Been Discovered Out Of Africa In Western China. The Tool Is Said To Be Made By Hominins, An Ancient Member Of The Human Lineage. The Finding Suggests That Earlier Hominins, Before Homo Erectus, Left Africa Earlier Than Thought. Oldest Record Of Hominis In Africa Dates Back To 6 Myr.
Relieve Is Coming To Anyone With The Embarrassing Excessive Sweating Condition. This Is Because The USA FDA Has Just Approved The First Drug, Qbrexza, Made To Reduce Excessive Sweating. The Drug Would Be Applied Via A Cloth, Which Is Wiped Over The Skin To Block Sweat Glands. Hopefully, It Is Affordable When Available In October 2018.
Scientists Have Discovered The Oldest Fossil Footprints ( 551m -541m Yrs Old) In The World, In South China. The Footprints Is Said To Belong To An Unknown Creature, Which Scientists Suspect Could Be A Primitive Ancestor To Modern Day Insects or Worms. Identifying The Creature Could Inform On How Animals Began Changing The Earth. Cool!
Bajau People, About A Million In Population, Are Said To Have Larger Spleen To make Oxygen Available In Their Blood For Diving. The South-East Asian Dwelling People Are Said To Survive By Collecting Shellfish From The Sea Floor. This’s A Clear Example Of How Nature, Via Natural Selection, Can Adapt Humans To Survive In Their Environment.
Aside From The Existing Jawless Vertebrate, The Lamprey, An Extinct Monitor Lizard Called Saniwa Ensidens, Which Lived About 49 Mya, Has Been Discovered To Be The First Jawed Vertebrate To Have 4 Eyes. The Extra 2 Eyes, On The Head, Function As Light Sensors, And Also Help With Geo-Orientation, And Circadian And Annual Cycles.
The Oldest Human Footprints, In North America, According To Anthropologists, May Have Been Discovered On An Island Off The Coast Of Western Canada. The Footprints, Belonging To Two Adults And A Child, Is Dated To About 13,000 Years.