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Good Sleep Makes For A Better Mind

Are you a good sleeper or do you toss and turn most of the night. Well it pays to be a sound sleeper. A detailed study of more than 10,000 people showed that those who slept seven to eight hours a night performed better on tests of reasoning and verbal ability than those who slept… 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 »