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Research identifies genetic causes of poor sleep

The international collaboration, led by the University of Exeter and published in Nature Communications, has found 47 links between our genetic code and the quality, quantity and timing of how we sleep. They include ten new genetic links with sleep duration... Continue Reading →

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There Is No Such Thing as Conscious Thought

There is no such thing as conscious thought, writes philosopher Peter Carruthers in blogs. He insists that conscious thought, judgment and volition are illusions and that they arise from processes of which we are forever unaware. What makes you think... Continue Reading →

Why the lights don’t dim when we blink?

Scientists at UC Berkeley, Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, Universit√© Paris Descartes and Dartmouth College have found that blinking does more than lubricate dry eyes and protect them from irritants. In a study published in today's online edition of the... Continue Reading →

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