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Posts tagged deep sleep

April 4, 2014

 

Photo of the International Space Station with Earth behind.

Sleeping In Space

Research has shown that people snore less in space. Could this have any ramifications has for us here on Earth?

April 23, 2009

 

Magnified e. coli toxin

Molecular Toxin Removal

There could be a molecular solution to treating cholera---a disease that affects millions of people around the world.

May 8, 2007

 

Mother holding daughter in arms

Mom’s Wake Up Call

Researchers want to know exactly what it is about mom's voice that brings children out of deep sleep faster and more effectively than even a smoke alarm.

May 29, 2006

 

girl sleeping in grandma's arms

Getting Older, Sleeping Less

Have you ever heard that older people need less sleep?

June 9, 2005

 

Asleep, but Not in Bed

Did you know that sleep walking has nothing to do with neurological problems or disorders? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

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