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Monthly Archives: January 2015
It may sound strange, but there appear to be many health benefits associated with cooling down your body. This news is not surprising to scientists involved in aging and Alzheimer’s disease research. They have identified a specific mechanism by which exposing … Continue reading
Much as our studies use sensors to monitor daily activity in homes, other researchers are working on sensor technology to monitor physiological data from patients with various diseases. Researchers from The University of California, San Diego have developed a type … Continue reading
Scientists may be uncovering information about our own aging process from mammals other than humans. As our understanding of DNA progresses, researchers are looking more at specific genetic variations that may unlock information about healthy aging. For example, in a … Continue reading
A new way to track aging and dementia-related symptoms from the comfort of your own home may become popular in the next few years. Scientists at the Regenstrief Institute and the IU Center for Aging Research in Indianapolis have developed … Continue reading
Spider senses have become the inspiration for sensors that could be used to detect vibrations such as simple words and heartbeats. This sensor, created by researchers from Seoul National University in South Korea, copies the design of the organ called … Continue reading