White-noise CD works against irritating hum (EN/NL)
Approximately 2 percent of the Dutch population are bothered by low-frequency sound, although a clear cause has never been found. Half of these people can be helped through the use of a CD with white noise, UG researchers say.
How to protect organs on transport? (EN/NL)
Transplant hearts, kidneys, or lungs from brain-dead donors often don’t work as well as organs from living donors. Tina Jager wants to find out why.
Children with severe ADHD should have priority for behavioural therapy (EN/NL)
Some children with ADHD benefit more from behavioural therapy than others, researcher Annabeth Groenman discovered. ‘It’s important these children don’t end up on a wait list.’
Alternative vaccine test leads to less animal testing (EN/NL)
Aurora Signorazzi did her PhD on a way to test vaccines with less animal testing. ‘Ultimately, that is what you are looking for in science. That you find something that is not yet known.’
Goodbye, sense of smell (EN/NL)
Many unfortunate souls lost their sense of smell and taste after a covid infection – perhaps permanently. How does this affect their daily lives, and what can be done to help them?
Need to stay motivated at work? Reward yourself (EN/NL)
People are always looking for a way to reward themselves. ‘Once I finish this, I can get a coffee.’ The corona crisis has robbed us of these little rewards moments. But Geraldina Gaastra says they’re very important.