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Research suggests that even while we're awake, parts of our brains are falling sleep, and waking up again.
MIT reseachers have developed a new computational model of facial recognition.
Evaluating the lessons we can learn from other cultures when it comes to boosting health.
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Researchers from Caltech and UCLA have developed a new approach to removing cellular damage that accumulates with age.