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Smartphone breath alcohol testing devices vary widely in accuracy

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The FINANCIAL -- With several studies demonstrating that drinkers cannot accurately estimate their own blood alcohol concentration (BAC), handheld alcohol breath testing devices, also known as breathalyzers, allow people to measure their own breath alcohol concentration (BrAC) to determine if they are below the legal limit of .08% before attempting to drive, according to University of Pennsylvania…

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Smartphone breath alcohol testing devices vary widely in accuracy

1 min read

The FINANCIAL -- With several studies demonstrating that drinkers cannot accurately estimate their own blood alcohol concentration (BAC), handheld alcohol breath testing devices, also known as breathalyzers, allow people to measure their own breath alcohol concentration (BrAC) to determine if they are below the legal limit of .08% before attempting to drive, according to University…

Scientists discovered the first animal that doesn’t need to breathe

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The FINANCIAL — Researchers have discovered the only known animal that does not need oxygen to survive. It’s the first multicellular animal found in the wild to not have the DNA. Does this discovery mean that we should rethink the need for oxygen-based metabolisms as a prerequisite for animal life?  Researchers just discovered a unique organism…