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Can you learn in your sleep?

Sleep learning used to be a pipe dream. Now neuroscientists say they have found ways to enhance your memory with your eyes closed, says David Robson.<p>Just before you climb under your duvet, you carefully prepare your room. You sprinkle a few drops of incense on your pillow, put on some headphones, …

Researchers fully 'delete' HIV from human cells for the first time

So far, HIV has eluded a cure because it installs its genome into human DNA so insidiously that it's impossible for our immune system to clear it out. While current treatments are effective, a lifetime of toxic drugs is required to prevent its recurrence. But researchers from Temple University may …

China seals off 30,000 people after bubonic plague death

And 151 residents have been placed under quarantine<p>Parts of Yumen, a city in northwestern China, have been sealed off after a local died of bubonic plague last week, reports Reuters. The 38-year-old man is said to have contracted the bacterial disease, also known as "the black death," after coming …

Lack of sleep can cause false memories

When people suffer from sleep deprivation, they tend to misremember details of events, a new study finds.<p>Distorted memory can have serious …

Do toddler language skills predict ADHD later?

Children who have poor language skills during their toddler years may also be unable to control their behavior—which can lead to ADHD and other …

New Schizophrenia Gene Links Uncovered

A new genetic analysis of people with schizophrenia — and the largest study investigating the genetic basis of any psychiatric disorder to date — …

Tiny Traps Capture Individual Blood Cells

Don't worry, they're humane traps—the cells remain alive inside their translucent pyramidal prisons.<p>Gotcha! These little pyramids are actually microscopic traps designed to gently enclose single cells without killing them. The idea is that in the future, such traps could be a part of a system for …

In Vivo

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