To sleep, perchance to forget

[caption id="attachment_14478" align="alignnone" width="775"] Giulio Tononi and Chiara Cirelli in the lab at the Wisconsin Institute for Sleep and Consciousness. PHOTO: JOHN MANIACI[/caption] The debate in sleep science has gone on for a generation. People…

Gambling against the odds on life’s risks more…

[caption id="attachment_13796" align="alignright" width="125"] Rasmus Birn[/caption] Adults who lived high-stress childhoods have trouble reading the signs that a loss or punishment is looming, leaving themselves in situations that risk avoidable health and financial problems and…

Virtual reality users must learn to use what…

[caption id="attachment_13786" align="alignright" width="207"] Bas Rokers[/caption] Anyone with normal vision knows that a ball that seems to quickly be growing larger is probably going to hit them on the nose. But strap them into a…

Healthy competition makes habit of sustainability

[caption id="attachment_13382" align="alignnone" width="608"] Biking to work is one of the energy-saving habits encouraged by the Cool Choices game.[/caption] Living sustainably to save the planet is serious stuff, but Madison-based non-profit Cool Choices has made…