News of Note

Addicted To Gaming

The gaming industry has grown quite a bit since we were all playing Super Mario Bros. on the NES. In fact, according to a report by Reuters, gaming is bigger than any other form of entertainment, including television.

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Gaming Addiction

World Health Assembly

The LUKE Arm

A new robotic hand named after Luke Skywalker is giving amputees a sense of touch and better hand control; and they don't have to go to a galaxy far, far away to get it.

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Science Robotics

Falling Birthrates

American women are having fewer babies than ever before, according to a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control. In fact, fertility rates are now at the level where the nation cannot replace it's existing population.

Hygiene Hypothesis

Getting up close -- and a little dirty -- with farm animals just might help us fend off illness, at least that’s what some researchers at Ohio State University are saying.

Sound Slumber

If you are finding it hard to fall asleep at night, you might try taking a warm bath, one or two hours before going to bed. Taking a shower or warm bath before bedtime has been shown to actually help you fall asleep faster and stay asleep longer.