Immunologist and chief scientific officer at Vaxart, Dr. Sean Tucker and his team are developing a tablet vaccine for the coronavirus. Human trials are yet to start in July, but trials involving mice show promising results, according to Tucker. Click the link above to learn more.
Are your children glued to their tablets or the television during the coronavirus lockdown? Heads up. Researchers claim that young children with increased screen time for long periods are more likely to develop autism-like symptoms. Click the link to find out more.
In an age of computer graphics, social media, and the ever-present technology that plays such a vital role in our daily lives, it comes as no surprise that even in the moments before we close our eyes every night that we are consumed with checking that last status or watching a video or two. Sometimes, we just want to have some good, old traditional reading using an electronic reading material and wait until we get drowsy and sleepy.
However, a new study published this week in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences revealed that reading through electronic devices such as iPad, smart phones and other similar devices before bedtime could disrupt sleep patterns, affecting sleep quality, and affecting long-term health.