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A Tattoo That Monitors Your Sweat [VIDEO]

A Tattoo That Monitors Your Sweat [VIDEO] | eParenting | Scoop.it
Researchers at UCSD at developing technology that will create a tattoo that monitors your sweat to provide an assessment of metabolic health.

 

A team at the University of California-San Diego are looking into sensors applied to the skin, much like a temporary tattoo. In the journal Analytical Chemistry, researchers explain these thin strips of adhesive can monitor an athlete’s chemical balance to gauge their physical activity.

 


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Gust MEES's curator insight, July 24, 2013 9:20 AM

 

A team at the University of California-San Diego are looking into sensors applied to the skin, much like a temporary tattoo. In the journal Analytical Chemistry, researchers explain these thin strips of adhesive can monitor an athlete’s chemical balance to gauge their physical activity.

 

 

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Froc high chair for toddlers and kids

Froc high chair for toddlers and kids | eParenting | Scoop.it
Froc chair for toddlers and kids, adjustable for kids from 6 months to 10 years of age.
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Is Club Penguin educational as well as fun?

Is Club Penguin educational as well as fun? | eParenting | Scoop.it
Answer: Yes, to a degree. As with any online game, kids need to be supervised when using it as with all the moderation in the world there are still …
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What is Omegle and why should I care?

What is Omegle and why should I care? | eParenting | Scoop.it
Answer: I would certainly urge caution as with all stranger engagement sites, you are unlikely to know who the real person is at the other …
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Should we worry about e-cigarettes and their appeal to kids?

Should we worry about e-cigarettes and their appeal to kids? | eParenting | Scoop.it
Answer: Not knowing what is being inhaled is of great concern. I was told that most of them have the additive drug nicotine. And just developing the …
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How will we control what kids 3D print?

How will we control what kids 3D print? | eParenting | Scoop.it
Answer: You can do anything with this new-fangled tech: [build new limbs](http://quib.ly/qu/is-3d-printing-the-future-of-prosthetics), make your own …
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What are the most common e-safety misconceptions?

What are the most common e-safety misconceptions? | eParenting | Scoop.it
Answer: In September 2011, researchers of the EU Kids Online project published a list of top 10 myths about internet safety for children to show …
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What is 1stFone and why should I care?

What is 1stFone and why should I care? | eParenting | Scoop.it
Answer: Interesting... Can actually go as cheap as £35 (two buttons, use own microUSB charger). Payg tarriff is a relic from the bad old days, with …
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Seven Media-Savvy Skills All Parents Need in 2013

Seven Media-Savvy Skills All Parents Need in 2013 | eParenting | Scoop.it
Smart strategies for managing your kids' media and technology this year.
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Getting Your Child Ready for Work

Getting Your Child Ready for Work | eParenting | Scoop.it
These are the skills your children will need to succeed in the work place according to the Department of Labor Secretary's Commission on Necessary Skills or SCANS
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10 Tips For Keeping Tech In Check, Family Edition

10 Tips For Keeping Tech In Check, Family Edition | eParenting | Scoop.it

At what age is social media appropriate? How much screen time is too much?

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How play is crucial for developing a sense of identity

How play is crucial for developing a sense of identity | eParenting | Scoop.it
When children are born they don’t distinguish themselves from their surroundings and it takes a few years before children realise that people can hold different opinions and act independently. This...
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Are Makies the future of toys?

Are Makies the future of toys? | eParenting | Scoop.it
Answer: Customisable 3D dolls delivered straight to your door? Once they’ve got the okay from the toy safety higher-ups, Makies will be leaving Ken …
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1 in 4 Young Adults Regret Social Media Posts [SURVEY]

1 in 4 Young Adults Regret Social Media Posts [SURVEY] | eParenting | Scoop.it
Our digital footprints are everywhere. That could be why a new survey finds 29% of young adults fear they may lose a job over their posts on social media.
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What is Snapkidz and why should I care?

What is Snapkidz and why should I care? | eParenting | Scoop.it
Answer: From the people who brought you [Snapchat](http://quib.ly/qu/what-is-snapchat), it s... Snapkidz, the self-destruct photo messaging …
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Should we worry about e-cigarettes and their appeal to kids?

Should we worry about e-cigarettes and their appeal to kids? | eParenting | Scoop.it
Answer: Not knowing what is being inhaled is of great concern. I was told that most of them have the additive drug nicotine. And just developing the …
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Will there come a time when its acceptable for parents to Microchip their kids?

Will there come a time when its acceptable for parents to Microchip their kids? | eParenting | Scoop.it
GPS has historically proved useful in finding survivors of natural disasters, we think nothing of microchipping our pets should they go missing and everyone has become accustomed to 'find my iphone'.
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Has the digital age created a generation of 'cotton wool kids' that can't cope with life's ups and downs?

Has the digital age created a generation of 'cotton wool kids' that can't cope with life's ups and downs? | eParenting | Scoop.it
Children are spending less time outdoors and more time inside in front of the TV and online - should we be encouraging children to go outside and play or can they learn life skills just as well either way?
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Shouldn’t parents stop blaming ‘the internet’ for screen time addiction and take back control?

Shouldn’t parents stop blaming ‘the internet’ for screen time addiction and take back control? | eParenting | Scoop.it

Why parents must take back the control, stop using devices as electronic babysitters, and show a bit of common sense and responsibility towards their children?

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Couldn't agree more....Parents responsibility is not to be taken lightly...

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What we learned this week #52

What we learned this week #52 | eParenting | Scoop.it
Okay, so I know we were all a little disappointed by the summer holidays fun being spoilt by some school talk last week but, uh, well it's happened again. Sorry, but the stuff we've learnt this wee...
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Are software developers replacing your child’s imagination?

Are software developers replacing your child’s imagination? | eParenting | Scoop.it
Answer: If kids only *consume* technology then there is that risk! Kids need to get creative within technology (like GarageBand and MineCraft above) …
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What are smart diapers?

What are smart diapers? | eParenting | Scoop.it
Answer: I wanted to put in brackets (and are they icky?), but that s more rhetorical. Or a matter of opinion. Smart diapers are a lot like …
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Should we bother get our kids a desktop computer, or go straight to tablet?

Should we bother get our kids a desktop computer, or go straight to tablet? | eParenting | Scoop.it
Answer: Computers don t need to be expensive I have a net top PC in a very small case and it cost me 200 I think it as a very small …
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