Have You Ever Wanted To Explore Outer-Space? Now You Can!

Have you ever wanted to explore outer-space? Now you can, without leaving Earth, thanks to powerful, open-source beta software VIRUP that builds – in real-time – a virtual universe based on the most detailed contemporary astrophysical and cosmological data. You’re floating in space, just above the Earth. The International Space Station is an arm’s length […]


Practice Makes Perfect, but Sleep Helps, Too: Reactivating Memories During Sleep Improves Motor Skills

Practice makes perfect, but sleep helps, too. Learning and executing a new motor skill can be enhanced if you can get additional memory processing during sleep, according to new research published in JNeurosci. Researchers at Northwestern University compared how well participants performed a challenging motor task with and without the extra processing during sleep. The participants played a […]