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  1. A photo of a women asleep in a bed
    Psychology

     A new treatment for debilitating nightmares offers sweeter dreams

    A new study combines standard nightmare disorder therapy with a memory-enhancing technique to create happier dreams and bring greater, lasting relief.
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  2. an organoid made of human nerve cells, shown in bright green, on the upper left side of a rat brain, shown in dark green
    Neuroscience

     Clumps of human nerve cells thrived in rat brains

    New results suggest that environment matters for the development of brain organoids, 3-D nerve cell clusters that grow and mimic the human brain.
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  3. Tua Tagovailoa, wearing a teal jersey with the number 1, tries to throw a football amid a tackle
    Neuroscience

     Why traumatic brain injuries raise the risk of a second, worse hit

    Recent hits to Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa have reignited discussions of brain safety for professional football players. Brain experts weigh in.
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  4. photo of six gray sperm whales diving down from the ocean surface
    Animals

     ‘Wonderful nets’ of blood vessels protect dolphin and whale brains during dives

    Complex networks of blood vessels called retia mirabilia that are associated with cetaceans’ brains and spines have long been a mystery.
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  5. Emily Jacobs and Caitlin Taylor look at images of the brain on a computer.
    Neuroscience

     Emily Jacobs wants to know how sex hormones sculpt the brain

    Emily Jacobs studies how the brain changes throughout women’s reproductive years, plus what it all means for health.
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  6. blueprint style illustration of a brain with lines and shapes to indicate networks
    Neuroscience

     An AI can decode speech from brain activity with surprising accuracy

    Developed by Facebook’s parent company, Meta, the AI could eventually be used to help people who can’t communicate through speech, typing or gestures.
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  7. A man has lowered his face mask to smell a sliced lemon.
    Neuroscience

     COVID-19 gave new urgency to the science of restoring smell

    With newfound pressure from the pandemic, olfactory training and a host of other newer treatments are now getting a lot more attention.
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  8. image of the face of someone sleeping in bed under a blue sheet
    Neuroscience

     Sleep deprivation may make people less generous

    Helping each other is inherently human. Yet new research shows that sleep deprivation may dampen people’s desire to donate money.
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  9. side-by-side microscope images of pigs’ kidneys with actin highlighted in green
    Neuroscience

     An hour after pigs’ deaths, an artificial system restored cellular life

    Sensors, pumps and artificial fluid staved off tissue damage in pigs after cardiac arrest. The system may one day preserve organs for transplantation.
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