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Quiet rest after learning helps us to remember the fine details

Quiet rest after learning helps us to remember the fine details

Most of us know that without sleep, we are unable to create new memories. But is simply resting — without falling into the dreamy state — for only 10 minutes after learning something enough for us to memorize it in fine detail? Recent research suggests so. Struggling to remember the details? Try resting quietly after […]

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The poop of great apes gives clues about our health

The poop of great apes gives clues about our health

Examining the bacteria in chimpanzee and gorilla feces gives an insight into how our microbiome has shifted over time. The new study provides information about how this may affect our health. A study uncovers the seasonal variation in our ancestor’s microbiome. Over recent years, our intestinal flora has taken center stage. Our billions of silent […]