PSU researcher investigates how hospitals can better support parents in the NICU

Thirteen years ago, Susanne Klawetter gave birth to triplets. They required a stay in a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). Stays like Klawetter’s are relatively common: about 10 percent of all babies born nationwide will require care in a NICU, according to the National Institutes of Health. The experience is traumatic and can have negative,…

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Why creative experts may be better at imagining the future

IMAGE: Results from Study 2. (A) Creative experts and controls are matched on self-reported career success. Relative to controls, creative experts demonstrate greater (B) subjective distal simulation vividness and (C) objective… view more  Credit: Chart provided by Meghan Meyer Humans use imagination a lot, whether it be thinking about what’s for dinner later tonight or trying…

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Medical News Today: What to know about excessive burping

There is no single definition of excessive burping, but if a person thinks that they are burping far more than usual, they might feel as though they are burping excessively. A burp is a normal bodily function that occurs when the body releases excess air from the digestive tract through the mouth. The air typically…

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It Takes a Printer …

Homes Made to Order The San Francisco designer Yves Béhar has been using 3-D printing technology since the 1990s. So he’s not as surprised as perhaps the rest of us would be to learn that soon you’ll be able to 3-D print not only a house but an entire village. Mr. Béhar’s firm, Fuseproject, teamed…

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Eating Nuts During Pregnancy Tied to Brain Benefits in Baby

Eating nuts during pregnancy may lead to improved cognitive ability in children, Spanish researchers report. Their study, in the European Journal of Epidemiology, included 2,208 children. Mothers filled out food questionnaires during the first and third trimesters of pregnancy, and researchers administered tests of motor and intellectual ability when the children were 1 and a…

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New Leadership for New York’s Design Festival

In January, the New York City Economic Development Corporation, N.Y.C.E.D.C., announced it would turn over operations of New York’s design week organization, NYCxDesign, to Sandow in 2020 through a multiyear, renewable contract. Sandow, a media company and consultancy, owns the design magazines Interior Design, Luxe Interiors + Design, and Galerie, and the materials research library,…

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Inspiration: Japan: An Order to Décor

It’s no secret that so-called PoMo revival — a rebound in taste for the audaciously Postmodern — is raging in the world of Western design. You might find these pieces dotting the trendy boutiques of the Lower East Side, or in the accessories assortment of hip brands like Hay. But for a certain sect of…

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Design Destinations in a Citywide Festival

Each May, hundreds of events — trade shows, exhibitions, product introductions and panel discussions — are hosted as part of NYCxDesign, a festival of all things related to architecture as well as furniture, product, fashion, interior and graphic design, and more. Here are highlights of the seventh edition. Early May “Aldo Bakker: Slow Motion” at…

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Esca’s Chef Buys the Restaurant He Opened With Mario Batali

Esca, the theater district restaurant that was the celebrity chef Mario Batali’s first and most elegant seafood-focused venture, has been sold to Dave Pasternack, its longtime executive chef. Mr. Pasternack and his new partners acquired the restaurant from the entity formerly known as Batali & Bastianich Hospitality Group on Tuesday, said Joe Bastianich, who had…

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