Take a bath 90 minutes before bedtime to get better sleep

IMAGE: Bathing 1-2 hours before bedtime can significantly increase your chances of getting a good night’s rest. view more  Credit: Cockrell School of Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin Biomedical engineers at The University of Texas at Austin may have found a way for people to get better shuteye. Systematic review protocols — a method…

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Discovering how diabetes leads to vascular disease

IMAGE: The Navedo lab team is identifying how diabetes increases the risks of serious health conditions such as heart disease and stroke. From left to right are Debapriya Ghosh, Gopireddy Reddy,… view more  A team of UC Davis Health scientists and physicians has identified a cellular connection between diabetes and one of its major complications —…

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Biologist leads pioneering study on stress

A biologist at Louisiana State University conducted a pioneering research study that could help us to better understand the role of dopamine in stress resilience in humans through analyzing wild songbirds. This study could lead to increased prevention and treatment of stress-related disorders. Dopamine is a chemical in the brain that is important for learning…

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Roller Coasters 2019: What to Ride

Another summer, another dive, launch, twirl and loop. This roller coaster season brings record-breaking new thrills and state-of-the-art technology, but it also includes a bit of simple, enjoyable tradition. Below is a look at a few of the most interesting new rides now open for your enjoyment in the United States, along with one wild…

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Dominican Food, but Make it Vegan

Image Ysanet Batista, who started Woke Foods in 2016, teaches community members “about the ways that immigration has affected our eating habits and the ways that we interact with each other around food,” she said.CreditJeenah Moon for The New York Times El Espace is a column dedicated to news and culture relevant to Latinx communities.…

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Neutrogena Recalls Light Therapy Masks, Citing Risk of Eye Injury

Image The IlluMask, a light therapy mask pictured above, began to catch on as early as 2014. Neutrogena released its own product in October 2016.CreditTony Cenicola/The New York Times Over the last several years, light-emitting therapy masks intended to treat acne have streamed into the marketplace and onto Instagram, filling feeds with pictures of people…

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Henry at Life Hotel, a Pan-African Restaurant in Midtown, Has Closed

Henry at Life Hotel, the chef JJ Johnson’s pan-African restaurant in Midtown Manhattan, has closed, its parent company, Craveable Hospitality Group, said Thursday. The restaurant, which opened in late 2017 in the lobby of the hotel at 19 West 31st Street, had been under the control of Mr. Johnson since last August. Before that, the…

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The Ceramics That Alice Waters Collects Obsessively

In this series for T, Emily Spivack, the author of “Worn Stories,” interviews creative types about their most prized possessions. Here, the founder of Chez Panisse, pioneer of the slow-food movement and prolific author Alice Waters explains what has prompted her to collect café au lait bowls for nearly 50 years. Waters will be at…

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Why Are These Mice Hallucinating? Scientists Are in Their Heads

In a laboratory at the Stanford University School of Medicine, the mice are seeing things. And it’s not because they’ve been given drugs. With new laser technology, scientists have triggered specific hallucinations in mice by switching on a few neurons with beams of light. The researchers reported the results on Thursday in the journal Science.…

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