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'Rock-a-Bye' You, for Better Sleep?

Print this page THURSDAY, Jan. 24, 2019 — Like a baby, being rocked can help you sleep, but it might also improve your memory, new research suggests. Two studies, one in humans and the other in mice, report that being rocked has real benefits for sleep. “Having a good night’s sleep means falling asleep rapidly… Read More »

Gene-editing tool CRISPR repurposed to develop better antibiotics

A University of Wisconsin-Madison researcher and his collaborators at the University of California, San Francisco have repurposed the gene-editing tool CRISPR to study which genes are targeted by particular antibiotics, providing clues on how to improve existing antibiotics or develop new ones. Resistance to current antibiotics by disease-causing pathogens is a growing problem, one estimated… Read More »

11 Ways to Be a Better Person in 2019

As we look back on the mania that was 2018, one thing is clear: We can do better! Enter our annual guide to the lessons we learned, based on which Styles stories you read most this year, and see how to put them to use in 2019. ImageCreditIllustrations by Ruohan Wang 1.Do it. A recurring… Read More »