One of the best parts of my new job at the Society for Science & the Public is the opportunity to be exposed to important scientific research that could save children’s lives.  In our August 23rd issue of Science News Magazine, I learned about a recent discovery that could lead to earlier detection of preeclampsia with a simple urine test.  Preeclampsia is a pregnancy complication that raises women’s blood pressure to dangerous levels.  Globally, 500,000 babies and 76,000 pregnant women die each year because of preeclampsia and related high blood pressure disorders. That is over half