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Friday Roundup

submitted December 12, 2014 by Sue Hacker Nelson   |   comments

Each week, we highlight stories from our newsfeed on Prismatic. No account is required to see what we think is worth reading, so visit our profile often! We update it daily so there is usually something new to check out. Here is a sample of what we liked this week:

Baby's Necklace Could End Up Being A Life Saver from NPR
It's traditional for newborns in northern India to wear a black thread necklace as a symbol of good health and good fortune, but Vikram's got a high-tech version. The round pendant on the string is a wearable device called Khushi Baby that carries his vaccination history inside a computerized chip about the size of a dime.

Have yourself a Mary little Christmas: ‘Picturing Mary’ celebrates the first lady of Christianity just in time for the holidays from The Washington Post
“Picturing Mary: Woman, Mother, Idea,” a new exhibit at the National Museum of Women in the Arts, takes a look at the representation of the Virgin Mary in Renaissance and Baroque Europe, long before she began appearing on potato chips and tortillas worldwide.

TIME Person of the Year:  Ebola Caregivers
I am the supervisor on the Honorable Saa Joseph District No. 13 Ambulance. I go out in person. You are there to regulate the movement of the ambulance and sometimes supervise the cases that would come on board the ambulance.

Let us know which articles you liked (or didn't) in the comments!