Australian town built underground so residents can escape extreme heat, dust storms
Faced with frequent dust storms and daily temperatures in excess of 110 degrees, the Australian town of Coober Pedy has had to move underground.
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Sleep’s memory role discovered
The team in China and the US used advanced microscopy to witness new connections between brain cells - synapses - forming during sleep.
Their study, published in the journal Science, showed even intense training could not make up for lost sleep.
Experts said it was an elegant and significant study, which uncovered the mechanisms of memory.
It is well known that sleep plays an important role in memory and learning. But what actually happens inside the brain has been a source of considerable debate.
Researchers at New York University School of Medicine and Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School trained mice in a new skill - walking on top of a rotating rod.
They then looked inside the living brain with a microscope to see what happened when the animals were either sleeping or sleep deprived.
Their study showed that sleeping mice formed significantly more new connections between neurons - they were learning more
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"their chicken is really spicy"
"beware, the injera is spicy"
"the water is spicy"
"the air was spicy"
"The staff was very rude"
"The dim sum restaurant didn’t have a menu"
"They gave me chopsticks"
"They asked me to wash my hands before I sat down to eat, something about traditions? I was humiliated"
"The staff didn’t speak English"
"The chair was spicy"
"The ice was spicy"
"Service was great. Food was great. Couldn’t find parking" - 1 star
'my napkins were only one ply. no free breadsticks”- 1/2 star
"the staff was spicy"
"the chinese food didnt feel authentic"
"they didnt have orange chicken"
"the dumplings were spicy"
been a few hours since I’ve watched it but I can’t get over how frustrating I found this week’s GoT episode
still, one of the best/most beautiful deaths I’ve seen in a tv show or film, ever