Stretchable health sensor could improve monitoring of chronic conditions
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 10:15:00 GMT
A new type of flexible, wearable sensor could help people with chronic conditions like diabetes avoid the discomfort of regular pin-prick blood tests by monitoring the chemical composition of their sweat instead.
Carbon dioxide ‘pulses’ threaten Scotland’s coralline algal reefs
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 14:08:00 GMT
Scotland’s marine ecosystems may be more sensitive to carbon dioxide than previously thought, and could be damaged irreparably by the CO2 ‘pulses’ created by industrial activities, land run off or natural tidal processes.
People with learning disabilities have a greater number of illnesses than previously understood
Mon, 12 Feb 2018 10:26:00 GMT
People with learning disabilities are suffering from a far greater number of illnesses than had been previously understood, adding to concerns that life-threatening conditions are being routinely missed.
Robert Burns hid his radical politics in “plain view”, says leading academic
Mon, 05 Feb 2018 09:00:00 GMT
Robert Burns hid his radical and progressive political views “in plain view” while working for the Crown during the turbulent years of the late 18th century, a leading expert on Scotland’s national bard will reveal.