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from _eurekalert
A University of Illinois at Chicago study published in the July/August issue of the journal Child Development reveals a link between smoking during pregnancy and very early child behavior problems.

Well DUH
And this goes both for mothers who smoke and mothers who spend time around smokers. Of course smoking hurts fetuses. It hurts toddlers and children and adults too. Even if they aren't the ones smoking.

On the other hand, this is cool, about as cool as the article about electronic eyes that I might not actually have copied to my journal a while ago:

For the first time, a team led by Brown University researchers is publishing detailed clinical trial results that show a tiny new brain sensor allowed a quadriplegic to open a prosthetic hand, control a robotic limb and move a computer cursor -- using thoughts alone. The work, featured on the cover of Nature, offers important insights into the human brain and how to tap its power to improve the lives of people with spinal cord injury and other severe motor impairments.

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