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Sleep fragmenting linked to the risk of migraine headaches

Non-continuous sleep, understood as fragmented sleep, can be linked to an increased risk of migraines unlike the duration of sleep itself and the low quality of general sleep. This was achieved by a group of researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center who published their study on Neurology. The relationship […]

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The acidification of the sea off California is twice as fast as the global level

The waters off California are showing a level of acidification twice as fast as the global ocean average. NOAA researchers have obtained this result by analyzing the small microscopic shells found in these areas, shells, and remains of microscopic animals called foraminifers. They took about 2000 samples of these remains off the coast of Santa […]

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Planets in habitable areas may not be suitable for life due to stellar radiation

Even if a planet is in the so-called “habitable zone,” it is not said that it can boast ideal conditions and not even sufficient for the existence of life because the star around which it revolves can “flood” it with periodic deadly radiation. What was a strong suspicion of astronomers and exobiologists was confirmed by […]

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Urbanisation increases aerosol on Amazonian rainforests with negative consequences

A new study warns about the link between urbanization and the climate of the Amazon rainforest, considered as the lung of the planet. The study, published in Nature Communications, shows that urban pollution from Manaus, the populous city in the state of Amazonas, Brazil, causes a sharp increase in aerosol formation in the nearby rainforest […]

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Facial recognition could be used for monitoring intensive care patients

Facial recognition to monitor the faces of ICU patients? It is the idea that came to a group of researchers at the hospital of the University of Yokohama, Japan. The research, presented at the congress of the European Society of Anaesthesiology, provides a fully automated and computerized system through which it is possible to monitor […]

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Music can be used to help brain development of very premature children

Premature babies, i.e. those born before the 32nd week of pregnancy, now have a good chance of survival thanks to advances in medicine. However, these children are still characterized by a high risk of developing neuropsychological disorders. A group of researchers from the University of Geneva (UNIGE) and the University Hospitals of Geneva (HUG), propose, […]

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