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Study: Good night's sleep cleans out gunk in brain

10/18/2013 10:10am
When we sleep, our brains get rid of gunk that builds up while we're awake, suggests a study that may provide new clues to treat Alzheimer's disease and other disorders.

1.8M-year-old skull gives glimpse of our evolution

10/18/2013 10:20am
The discovery of a 1.8-million-year-old skull of a human ancestor buried under a medieval Georgian village provides a vivid picture of early evolution and indicates our family tree may have fewer branches than some believe, scientists say.

Students build computers to donate to charity

10/18/2013 8:40pm
A group of students decided to use their newly acquired tech skills to build computers and then donate them to charity.