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Flexible Transistors for Body-Worn and Implantable Medical Devices

Recently, engineers in a variety of institutions have been making great progress in the field of flexible electronics. A variety of devices have been made, including completely flexible body-worn sensors. While a great deal of the components have indeed been created to be flexible, integrated circuits and the transistors that they’re made of have had… Read More »

Do optimistic people sleep better?

Optimism is associated with greater physical and mental health, and one reason why could be linked to its role in promoting better sleep. In a study of 3,548 people, those who were the most optimistic enjoyed higher quality sleep, hinting at the importance of a positive outlook in getting a good night’s rest.1 While the… Read More »

Concussion in Kids

— By improving sleep, research shows that post-concussion symptoms in adolescents may also get better.(Shutterstock) Brian Brooks, University of Calgary and Lianne Tomfohr-Madsen, University of Calgary Active kids sustain injuries. It is estimated that every year more than 100,000 Canadian children and adolescents get a concussion while participating in normal childhood activities, like sports and… Read More »