Scientists develop cheaper, more sustainable way to make smart fabrics


CAMBRIDGE, United Kingdom — There is a new way to create sustainable and affordable “smart” fabrics that adapt to their environment, according to researchers. An international team, led by scientists at the University of Cambridge, combined electronic, optoelectronic, sensing, and energy fiber components to develop smart fabrics that can sense and respond to their external …

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Best Small Dog Breeds: Top 5 Pint-Sized Pups Most Recommended By Experts

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The List: Best Small Dog Breeds, According to Pooch Experts 1. Toy/Miniature Poodle While a standard poodle can reach 70 pounds, toy and miniature varieties remain much smaller throughout their lives. But just like their larger relatives, these dogs are smart and relational and make great pets. “Toy and Miniature Poodles are clever, sophisticated dogs …

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New FDA-approved drug may revolutionize Alzheimer’s treatment

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BOSTON — Alzheimer’s disease (AD) has long-standing connection to the abnormal buildup of amyloid beta proteins in the brain. Now, groundbreaking new research is describing the structure of a special type of amyloid beta plaque protein linked with Alzheimer’s disease progression for the first time ever. Study authors have confirmed that small aggregates of the …

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Pay attention, grandpa! Older adults more easily distracted than kids, it turns out


RIVERSIDE, Calif. — Younger generations often get a reputation for having shrinking attention spans, but new research suggests its actually older adults who are more easily distracted. Scientists at the University of California-Riverside report that while engaging in a particularly high-effort physical task, such as driving a car or carrying groceries, older adults are more likely …

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Best Queen Songs: Top 5 Hits From Legendary Rockers, According To Experts

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Queen was a legendary British rock band that left an indelible mark on the music industry with their unique blend of operatic rock, theatrical performances, and iconic anthems. Led by the charismatic frontman Freddie Mercury, the band created some of the most memorable songs in rock history, earning them a place among the all-time greats. …

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A minty cure? Smelling menthol reduces symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease

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PAMPLONA, Spain — Could the right odor hold the secret to curing Alzheimer’s disease? Researchers in Spain have discovered that inhaling menthol — an organic compound created using various types of mints — regulates the immune system and improves the cognitive function of animals suffering from the neurodegenerative disease. Scientists at Cima Universidad de Navarra believe …

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Best Ways To Cook Bacon: Top 5 Methods Most Recommended By Experts

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Sizzle and pop. What does that bring to mind? Perhaps the juicy, greasy, savory addition to any decadent breakfast plate: bacon! Bacon is a highly flavorful food, with a salty, smoky, and sometimes sweet taste that is often described as irresistible. Its distinct umami-rich flavor comes from the combination of the curing process, smoking, and …

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