Memory stabilization in sleep.

"In addition, the assemblies activated during the delta waves are formed of neurons that have participated in learning a spatial memory task during the day. Together these elements suggest that these processes are involved in memory consolidation."

neurosciencenews.com/sleep-mem

"The results, when they came in, were clear. Not only were sperm counts per milliliter of semen down by more than 50 percent since 1973, but total sperm counts were down by almost 60 percent: We are producing less semen, and that semen has fewer sperm cells in it."

gq.com/story/sperm-count-zero

"A new study has found that not sticking to a regular bedtime and wake-up schedule–and getting different amounts of sleep each night–can put a person at higher risk for obesity, high cholesterol, hypertension, high blood sugar and other metabolic disorders."

neurosciencenews.com/sleep-dis

"The study confirms what we've been hearing for years: Cooking from scratch and eating "real food" is better and healthier. The problem is that knowing this doesn't make it any more doable for the average family."

npr.org/sections/thesalt/2019/

Review | Google Chrome has become surveillance software. It’s time to switch.

Our latest privacy experiment found Chrome ushered more than 11,000 tracker cookies into our browser — in a single week.

Google Chrome has become surveillance software. It’s time to switch.
washingtonpost.com/technology/

Another dark day for science.

New restriction on fetal tissue research ‘was the president’s decision’

New restriction on fetal tissue research ‘was the president’s decision’
wapo.st/2IrbKHY

**Hungarian government submits bill to tighten grip over scientists**

"Hungary's government is moving to tighten its grip on the research institutions of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, despite protests by scientists against political control of the academy. "

reuters.com/article/us-hungary

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The German Ministry of the Interior wants to force WhattsApp, Threema and Apple to decrypt encrypted messages. But a backdoor for the "good guys" only is impossible. While this draft would not affect #Tutanota, we will fight it. #Fight4Privacy
tutanota.com/blog/posts/encryp

I cannot say how many time I've had to debunk the myth of multitasking. Here's a good breakdown for all crowds.

goodmenproject.com/guy-talk/sm

"My hope is that not just scientists, but people with opinions and political stakes in general, can seriously consider the fact that people who don’t share their political viewpoints have something valuable to say—and even if they don’t have something valuable to say about a particular political topic, that their different experience and perspective has likely given them access to other kinds of information that will be valuable and new to you."

nautil.us/issue/70/variables/w

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