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The brain solves problems during sleep, study shows

By Christine Kenneally
Globe Correspondent / January 27, 2004

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Nobel Prize winner Otto Loewi reportedly came across the crucial idea that proved his theory of chemical neurotransmission by simply waking up to it. Dmitri Mendeleyev figured how to arrange the chemical elements into the periodic table in a dream. Samuel Taylor Coleridge wrote the deliriously beautiful "Kubla Khan" when he awoke. (Full Article: 502 Words)

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