Sync pink noise with brain to get better deep sleep

Gentle sound stimulation—such as the rush of a waterfall—synchronized to the rhythm of brain waves significantly enhanced deep sleep in older adults, report researchers. The sound stimulation also improved the older adults’ ability to recall words. Deep sleep is critical for...
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Sidekick for antibiotic would ‘gunk up’ superbugs

Researchers have discovered compounds that block bacterial resistance to tetracyclines, a major class of antibiotics. “If these bugs can’t chew up this antibiotic anymore, they are re-sensitized to the effects of the drug.” Targeting bacterial resistance to antibiotics—rather than developing...
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