Is this why you forget your dreams when you wake up?

Do you ever find yourself waking up with the feeling that you just ran an entire marathon, but can’t make sense of it? This is most likely because you just had a night full of dreams that you can’t remember. Why do we remember some dreams while forgetting others? Are some dreams more important than others?

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Doomsday clock updated to 100 seconds to midnight

The Doomsday Clock has been moved forward to 100 seconds to midnight, from 120 – the first time it’s been updated in the last two years. “If decision makers continue to fail to act…citizens around the world should rightfully echo the words of climate activist @GretaThunberg and ask: ‘How dare …

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Study finds way to reduce brain swelling after traumatic injury

Injecting nanoparticles into the bloodstream within two hours after a traumatic brain injury can significantly reduce brain swelling and damage which may lead to death, according to a preclinical study by Northwestern Medicine scientists. In the study, mice that received the nanoparticles after a traumatic brain injury had greatly reduced …

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Australia capital airport closed as bushfires flare anew

Bushfires near the Australian capital Canberra forced the city’s airport to close on Thursday, as passenger flights were halted to make way for aircraft working to extinguish the blazes, authorities said. High temperatures and strong winds fuelled an outbreak of new blazes across several areas in eastern Australia on Thursday, …

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Stress really can turn your hair white, new research suggests

For centuries the legend of people’s hair turning white with fear has persisted. Famously, Marie Antoinette’s luxuriant strawberry-blonde locks were said to have turned blanc on the night before her execution. Now new research, published in the journal Nature, suggests extreme stress may indeed cause hair to lose its pigmentation. …

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