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Joint efforts towards treating paralysis
EPFL scientists St├ęphanie Lacour and Gr├ęgoire Courtine report on the status of their research and share their vision about the future of wearable neuroprosthetics at this year's edition of South by South West in Austin, Texas, on March 12th.
Convenient and easy to use glucose monitoring and maintenance
A research group from the Center for Nanoparticle Research within the Institute for Basic Science has developed a convenient and accurate sweat-based glucose monitoring and maintenance device.
Longer deadlines make people donate more money
We become more generous in relation to donating money for, e.g., emergency aid via email and text messages if we do not feel (too) pressured to donate right away.

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#SB2 2019 Science Birthday Minisode: Mary Golda Ross
Our second annual Science Birthday is here, and this year we celebrate the wonderful Mary Golda Ross, born 9 August 1908. She died in 2008 at age 99, but left a lasting mark on the science of rocketry and space exploration as an early woman in engineering, and one of the first Native Americans in engineering. Join Rachelle and Bethany for this very special birthday minisode celebrating Mary and her achievements. Thanks to our Patreons who make this show possible! Read more about Mary G. Ross: Interview with Mary Ross on Lash Publications International, by Laurel Sheppard Meet Mary Golda...