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Want to Conserve Bats? There’s an App for That

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Many smartphone applications are designed more for fun than substance (Angry Birds, anyone?), but a new app from the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) and the Bat Conservation Trust offers individuals and communities a chance to get involved in citizen science in a very real way and to help conserve bat populations in the process. [...]

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Observations

How Your Smartphone Messes with Your Brain—and Your Sleep

Light from those screens triggers a chemical reaction that makes you think it is morning

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Observations

Beat Jet Lag with This Scientist-Developed App

Fed up with jet lag when you fly long distances? University of Michigan mathematicians have your back. They’ve developed a free app, available today, based on mathematical models that can tell you when to go outdoors and when to stay in bed to avoid the sleepiness and other side effects of crossing multiple time zones [...]

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