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Astronomers find hints of Planet Nine

Astronomers find hints of Planet Nine

October 29, 2016


Filed under National

The case for Planet Nine is growing. Two new findings presented at a planetary science meeting in Pasadena, Calif., have uncovered hints for the existence of this distant, mysterious world in the motions of known solar system objects. The results could help astronomers home in on their target, which...

Brain may flush out toxins during sleep

Brain may flush out toxins during sleep

October 17, 2013


Filed under Lifestyles

A good night’s rest may literally clear the mind. Using mice, researchers showed for the first time that the space between brain cells may increase during sleep, allowing the brain to flush out toxins that build up during waking hours. These results suggest a new role for sleep in health and disease....

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