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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 […]

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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 […]

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North Korean exports to China more than double to near pre-pandemic levels

September spike could signal DPRK’s willingness to expand trade for first time since the pandemic began, expert says The total value of China-North Korea trade more than doubled between August and September, reaching its highest value in more than a year, newly released data shows. According to the Chinese General Administration of Customs (GAC), China […]

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Houthis advance in Shabwa and Marib as fighting intensifies in Yemen

Iran-backed Houthis were now in control of the Assilan, Bayhan and Ain districts in Shabwa as well as the Abdiya and Harib districts in Marib, said local officials and residents. A fighter loyal to Yemen’s Saudi-backed government mans a position near the frontline facing Iran-backed Houthi rebels in the country’s northeastern province of Marib, on […]