Google has been working on a contact lens that can measure glucose levels. This kind of wireless mobile health technology has become a major focus of research at American universities. GoogleContinue reading →
The relatively recent discovery of the microbiome is not only completely redefining what it means to be human, to have a body, to live on this earth, but is overturning belief systems and institutions that have enjoyed global penetrance for centuries.Continue reading →
As more states embrace the legalization of marijuana for medicinal and/or recreational use, employers’ efforts to enforce workplace anti-drug policies are becoming more complex, according to a panel of experts.
To date, 23 states and the District of Columbia have passed legislation permitting the use of medical marijuana, Continue reading →
A study from Carnegie Mellon University suggests that hugs may help protect against infection. The researchers surveyed 400 healthy adults about the number of hugs they received over a two-week period, and then intentionally exposed them to the common cold virus. The study subjects were quarantined and monitored for illness. Continue reading →
When I announced yesterday that the release of an important new invention in 2015 would be accompanied by posting downloadable 3D printer files for parts used in the invention, I was surprised to see some of the reader questions. (See that article here.) Many readers were wondering how they were going to print these 3D objects if they don’t have Continue reading →