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Scientific European Vol. 2 no.6 Archive - Scientific European (SCIEU) - Monthly Popular Science Magazine

Volume 2 Issue 6 June 2019







Sleep Traits and Cancer: New Evidences of Breast Cancer Risk

Synchronizing sleep-wake pattern to night-day cycle is critical for good health. WHO classifies body clock disruption as probably carcinogenic in nature. A new study in The BMJ has investigated direct effects of sleep traits (morning or evening preference, sleep duration and insomnia) on risk of developing...

JUNE 2019

Heart

E‐Tattoo to Monitor Blood Pressure Continuously

Scientists have designed a new chest-laminated, ultrathin, 100 percent stretchable cardiac sensing electronic device (e-tattoo) to monitor heart functions. The device can measure ECG, SCG (seismocardiogram) and cardiac time intervals accurately and continuously for longer duration to monitor blood pressure.

JUNE 2019

Social Media

Social Media and Medicine: How Posts Can Help Predict Medical Conditions

Medical scientists from University of Pennsylvania have found that medical conditions could be predicted from contents of social media posts

JUNE 2019

Circular Solar Halos

Circular Solar Halo

Circular Solar Halo is an optical phenomenon seen in the sky when sunlight interacts with ice crystals suspended in the atmosphere. These pictures of solar halo were observed on 09 June 2019 in Hampshire England.
Circular Solar Halo
June 14, 2019

JUNE 2019

Tissue Engineering

Tissue Engineering: A Novel Tissue-specific Bioactive Hydrogel

Scientists have for the first time created an injectable hydrogel which beforehand incorporates tissue-specific bioactive molecules via novel crosslinkers. The hydrogel described has strong potential for usage in tissue engineering

JUNE 2019

Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s Disease: Treatment by Injecting amNA-ASO into the Brain

Experiments in mice show that injecting amino-bridged nucleic acid-modified antisense oligonucleotides (amNA-ASO) into the brain is a potent and efficient approach to target SNCA protein for gene therapy for treatment of Parkinson’s disease

JUNE 2019

Polar Bear Inspired

Polar Bear Inspired, Energy-efficient Building Insulation

Scientists have designed a nature-inspired carbon tube aerogel thermal insulating material based upon the microstructure of polar bear hair. This lightweight, highly-elastic and more efficient heat insulator opens up new avenues for energy-efficient building insulation

JUNE 2019

garbage bin

Food Wastage Due to Premature Discarding: A Low-cost Sensor to Test Freshness

Scientists have developed an inexpensive sensor using PEGS technology which can test food freshness and can help reduce wastage due to discarding food prematurely (throwing away of food solely because it is close to (or passed) the use-by date, regardless of its actual freshness). The sensors can be integrated into food packaging or tags.

JUNE 2019

a businessman meditating

MediTrain: A New Meditation Practice Software to Improve Attention Span

Study has developed a novel digital meditation practice software which can help healthy young adults to improve and sustain their attention span


 

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