Sleep Apnea Treatment May Improve Outcomes for Heart Disease Patients
People with cardiovascular disease and sleep apnea are less likely to be rehospitalized if they adhere to their CPAP sleep apnea treatment.
Strawberry Size Impacted by Exposure of Bees to Pesticides
Solitary bees that ingested the pesticide clothianidin when foraging from rapeseed flowers became slower. In addition, the strawberries pollinated by these bees were smaller, a recent study found.
How the Brain Reorganizes To Form Motor Memories
According to research in mice, the inner workings of the primary motor cortex are altered by the repetition of movements over time.
Dense Liquid Droplets Act as Cellular Computers
Dense molecules of similar molecules act like cellular computers in that they can calculate responses to signals. Furthermore, in neurodegenerative conditions, the liquid droplets are "tangled" and abnormal.
REM Sleep May Act as a Thermostat for the Brain
Warm-blooded animal groups with higher body temperatures have lower amounts of rapid eye movement (REM) sleep, while those with lower body temperatures have more REM sleep, according to new research.
Neural "Switch" Sets the Brain Up for Learning or Remembering
The memory system in the brain alternates between learning and memory, and researchers have identified the signal that drives the switch from one function to the other.
Unique Set of Proteins Restores Hearing in Zebrafish
Zebrafish are able to regenerate the hearing receptors in the inner ear to recover their hearing after injury, and researchers have recently identified the proteins responsible.
Artificial Light Is Becoming Bluer. That Has Consequences for Our Sleep.
An innovative project featuring the first composite nighttime color maps of the Earth’s surface has revealed the extent of the shift in the color spectrum that our after-dark light has undergone in the last decade.
Study Reveals the Drinks People Crave the Most
New research has revealed the drinks that people crave the most and the triggers behind these cravings – and it's not just alcoholic beverages.
What Personality Traits Make You Interested in Sex Robots?
Advances in technology, in particular artificial intelligence (AI), are impacting our everyday lives in ever more ways — including our sex lives. Sex robots are one such emerging technological system. While they remain very niche, those who make, use and study them believe the market offers room for growth.