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2014-06-25 05:33:12

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Emotions are often considered relative states that are difficult to measure. It may not be far off in the future, however, when scientists will be able to quantify emotional states. A team of researchers at KAIST in Daejeon, South Korea have developed a sensor that can directly measure the degree and occurrence of goose bumps, technically known as piloerection. This wearable device measures 20mm x 20mm. Goose bumps occur because of...

2014-06-24 12:34:21

Wearable Human-Machine Interface Developed at KAIST in South Korea Quantitatively Measures Goose Bumps -- a Step Toward Direct Detection of Human Emotional States WASHINGTON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Can emotional states be measured quantitatively, and if so what would advertising, manufacturing and social media companies do with that data? Imagine a world in which a consumer's real-time physical and emotional response helped to determine his/her experience of music,...

2014-05-21 23:01:42

A recent study proves chronic vomiting in cats to be more serious than previously thought. Damariscotta, ME (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Recent studies suggest that both veterinarians and owners have been in a period of denial concerning the seriousness of cats vomiting more than a few times monthly. Damariscotta Veterinary Clinic is taking special precautions testing and treating chronic vomiting in cats in light of the new findings. In the past, many thought that things like rapid food...

2014-05-09 23:08:21

Ultimate Flatulence Cure created by Joseph Arnold is a new program that provides people with natural remedies, techniques, tips, and detailed instructions on how to eliminate their flatulence effectively. An overview on the website Vinaf.com shows if the program is good for people to use. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 Ultimate Flatulence Cure is a new program developed by Joseph Arnold, who has many years of experience in the health industry. The program provides people with natural...

2014-05-09 13:42:49

Institute of Physics An implantable device that reduces blood pressure by sending electrical signals to the brain has been created by a group of researchers in Germany. The device has successfully reduced the blood pressure in rats by 40 per cent without any major side effects, and could offer hope for a significant proportion of patients worldwide who do not respond to existing medical treatment for the condition. The first results have been published today, 9 May, in IOP...

Why Do We Yawn? Study Claims To Have The 'Cool' Answer
2014-05-07 09:30:48

Gerard LeBlond for redorbit.com - Your Universe Online We commonly yawn when we are tired, before we go to sleep, when we first awake or when we're bored. The belief is that yawning increases oxygen to the brain, but previous studies have failed to link yawning and blood oxygen levels. Recently, researchers from the University of Vienna, Austria, the Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and the State University of New York (SUNY) at Oneonta have linked yawning with...

No Empathy Link Found In Study Of Contagious Yawning
2014-03-17 07:05:27

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It has been previously suggested that contagious yawning is a sign of empathy toward others, but a new study is finding little evidence to back up that theory. Researchers from the Duke Center for Human Genome Variation have found that contagious yawning may actually decrease as we age and is less strongly related to variables such as empathy, tiredness and energy levels. Their paper, which has been published in the March 14 issue...

2014-02-26 23:03:18

Exert Co. releases Exert Smart Body Coolant, a spray that activates when skin temperature rises, cooling the body by 2-6 degrees. (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Hot flashes are completely natural, but that doesn’t make them any easier to deal with or hide. From the sweat stains to the red, flushed appearance, a hot flash is apparent to everyone. This can be embarrassing for many women. Exert Co. had these women in mind specifically with the release of Exert Smart Body Coolant. Exert gets...

2014-02-20 23:24:03

Exert Co. releases the Exert Smart Body Coolant, a spray that activates when skin temperature rises, cooling the body by 2-6 degrees. (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 Night sweats are not only uncomfortable for the person sweating, but also the other person sharing the bed. In a recent email received by an Exert user, she noted that, "My boyfriend sweats excessively at night. He can sleep with the minimal amount of clothes yet always soaks the bed, pillows, etc. I’m desperate as this...

2014-02-12 20:22:04

LOS ALTOS, Calif., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Altos Therapeutics, LLC, was recently informed by the United States Patent and Trademark Office that its pending patent application covering Altos' dopamine D2/D3 receptor antagonists for treating gastrointestinal diseases will be granted. The patent that issues will broadly and specifically cover the company's drug candidates, their pharmaceutical compositions, and their use for treating a number of important gastrointestinal...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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