Curiosity Daily Podcast: Vampire Bats Adopt Babies Too
Learn about why engineers tested a temporary “smart tattoo” that emits light via OLEDs; a female vampire bat that adopted her best friend’s baby after the friend’s death; and how you can sharpen your mind with device-free quiet time.
Episode Show Notes:
Engineers tested a temporary "smart tattoo" that emits light by Steffie Drucker
- Light-emitting tattoo engineered for the first time. (2021). EurekAlert! https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2021-02/ucl-lte022621.php
- Barsotti, J., Rapidis, A. G., Hirata, I., Greco, F., Cacialli, F., & Mattoli, V. (2021). Ultrathin, Ultra‐Conformable, and Free‐Standing Tattooable Organic Light‐Emitting Diodes. Advanced Electronic Materials, 2001145. https://doi.org/10.1002/aelm.202001145
- Getting Photodynamic Therapy. (2018). Cancer.org. https://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatments-and-side-effects/treatment-types/radiation/photodynamic-therapy.html
A female vampire bat adopted her best friend's baby after the friend's death by Kelsey Donk
- Baby vampire bat adopted by mom’s best friend. (2021). EurekAlert! https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2021-02/stri-bvb020921.php
- Non-kin adoption in the common vampire bat | Royal Society Open Science. (2021). Royal Society Open Science. https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/10.1098/rsos.201927
To Sharpen Your Mind, Try Taking Some Device-Free Quiet Time originally aired August 5, 2018 https://omny.fm/shows/curiosity-daily/the-healthiest-diet-w-michael-greger-space-volcano
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