Science: NPR


Welcome to the “Science:  NPR” update from Hawaii Science Digest.

Top Story:  How 3D printing is being used to make badly needed personal protection equipment (PPE) during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Views expressed in this science and technology summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

Content provided by National Public Radio (NPR).

Accessed on 28 March 2020, 1220 UTC.


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It's Okay To Sleep Late (But Do It For Your Immune System)

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It’s Okay To Sleep Late (But Do It For Your Immune System)

Dr. Syed Moin Hassan was riled up. “I don’t know who needs to hear this,” he posted on Twitter, “BUT YOU ARE NOT LAZY IF YOU ARE WAKING UP AT NOON.” Hassan, who is the Sleep Medicine Fellow at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, speaks to Short Wave’s Emily Kwong about de-stigmatizing sleeping in late, and why a good night’s rest is so important for your immune system.



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