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Primates with larger brains can solve much more complex tasks using their hands than smaller-brained primates. However, improved dexterity comes at a cost. In humans and other large-brained primates, it takes longer for infants to learn the simplest hand and finger movements than our smaller-brained counterparts. Read More
A medical wrist device detected disrupted sleep patterns 24 hours before participants started shedding the flu virus. While the initial study was focused on influenza, researchers speculate the device could be sufficient at spotting the beginning of other infections, including COVID-19. While it should not be considered a full diagnostic device, the wristband data will be useful to guide when people should self isolate as a precaution. Read More