Saturday, August 27, 2011

Parents who know of preemies' pain more confident

"Parents who are taught to recognize and respond to signs of pain in their prematurely born babies are more confident in caring for their children once they leave the hospital, a new study shows."

Read more about these findings here.

Micro-irrigation – with Bollywood backup – points to new way to beat hunger

"Tonight almost one billion people will go to bed hungry. Frequent drought spells, pressures on land and water resources and sharply rising food prices make it harder to change that.

One priority target to boost world food security should be the millions of smallholder farmers in developing countries who live on less than two hectares – some of the poorest people on the globe."

Learn more here.