Pills Can Detect Radiation, Metabolism Myth, Waking Up on the Wrong Side of the Bed
Learn about how our metabolism changes; waking up on the wrong side of the bed; and painkillers as radiation dosimeters.
The metabolism changes much more gradually as we get older than we thought by Grant Currin
- Metabolism changes with age, just not when you might think. (2021, August 12). EurekAlert! https://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/925132
- Pontzer, H., et. al. (2021). Daily energy expenditure through the human life course. Science, 373(6556), 808–812. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.abe5017
- Mazhukhina, K. (2021). When does metabolism start to drop? It’s much later than you might think, study shows. The Sacramento Bee; The Sacramento Bee. https://www.sacbee.com/news/nation-world/national/article253549369.html
Waking Up on the Wrong Side of the Bed Is Totally Real by Reuben Westmaas originally aired July 23, 2018 https://omny.fm/shows/curiosity-daily/nasa-s-sun-probe-waking-up-on-the-wrong-side-of-th
If you’re exposed to radiation, pop some painkillers into your pocket by Briana Brownell
- Remember: A personal dosimeter is waiting in your first aid kit! (2021, August 12). EurekAlert! https://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/925145
- Mrozik, A., & Bilski, P. (2021). Popular Medicines as Radiation Sensors. IEEE Sensors Journal, 21(15), 16637–16643. https://doi.org/10.1109/jsen.2021.3082285
- Radiation sickness – Symptoms and causes. (2020). Mayo Clinic; https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/radiation-sickness/symptoms-causes/syc-20377058
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