Curiosity Daily Podcast: This Ring May Detect COVID-19 Before You Feel It
Learn about how the Oura smart ring could detect fever before you feel it; why there are no stars in moon landing photos; and why it “stinks” that honeybees have been documented using tools for the first time.
Episode Show Notes:
This smart ring may detect fever before you feel it by Steffie Drucker
- A smart ring shows it’s possible to detect fever before you feel it. (2020). EurekAlert! https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-12/uoc--asr120920.php
- Smarr, B. L., Aschbacher, K., Fisher, S. M., Chowdhary, A., Dilchert, S., Puldon, K., Rao, A., Hecht, F. M., & Mason, A. E. (2020). Feasibility of continuous fever monitoring using wearable devices. Scientific Reports, 10(1). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-78355-6
- Licholai, G. (2020, September 15). Fitbit Atrial Fibrillation Approval Revs Up Competition With Apple Watch. Forbes. https://www.forbes.com/sites/greglicholai/2020/09/15/fitbit-atrial-fibrillation-approval-revs-up-competition-with-apple-watch/?sh=8b7b828315cb
- Snider, M. (2020, May 28). Apple Watch, Fitbit as first line of defense? Tests expand on whether wearables could predict coronavirus. USA TODAY; USA TODAY. https://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/2020/05/27/coronavirus-tracking-apple-watch-fitbit-studies-aim-detect-covid-19/5270949002/
Why aren't there stars in moon landing photos? Originally aired July 2, 2018: https://omny.fm/shows/curiosity-daily/impostor-syndrome-moon-landing-photos-explained-an
Honeybees have been documented using tools for the first time -- and it stinks by Grant Currin
- Honey bees use animal feces as a defense against giant hornet attacks. (2020). EurekAlert! https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-12/wc-hbu120320.php
- Asmelash, L. (2020, December 10). Honeybees use poop to ward off those terrifying murder hornets. CNN. https://www.cnn.com/2020/12/09/us/murder-hornets-honey-bees-asia-trnd/index.html
- Mattila, H. R., Otis, G. W., Nguyen, L. T. P., Pham, H. D., Knight, O. M., & Phan, N. T. (2020). Honey bees (Apis cerana) use animal feces as a tool to defend colonies against group attack by giant hornets (Vespa soror). PLOS ONE, 15(12), e0242668. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0242668
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