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A UI study finds twitches during REM sleep activate the brain in a unique way, providing further evidence that sleep twitches teach newborns about their bodies. ©istockphoto.com/eaniton
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A new UI study finds twitches during rapid eye movement sleep comprise a different class of movement, which researchers say is further evidence that sleep twitches activate circuits throughout the developing brain and teach newborns about their limbs and what they can do with them. Story
 

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Long-range goal is safe, unmanned/optionally manned flight
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Nicole Richardson, a former Biology and Iowa Biosciences Advantage program student, works with her mentor, Daniel Lusche.
Nicole Richardson, a former Biology and Iowa Biosciences Advantage program student, works with her mentor, Daniel Lusche.
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Alumni couple's gift supports UI campaign
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Campus gets first taste of Food for Thought theme to come in spring semester

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Six-time Grammy-winning jazz vocalist and University of Iowa graduate Al Jarreau returns to his alma mater for a public discussion Thursday, Sept. 18, in advance of his Sept. 19 performance at the Iowa Soul Festival.