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September 21, 2015


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Alcoholic beverages may make you drowsy, but actually reduce your quality of sleep.

February 26, 2015


sleepless man

Sleeping Alone

Lonely hearts club members get less deep sleep than their coupled counterparts.

December 16, 2014


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Adding Up Missed Sleep

Losing a couple hours of sleep each night adds up to major sleep deprivation.

October 13, 2014


prostrate young man struggles to sleep

Sleep Your Way to Better Grades

Sleep loss negatively affects school performance more than binge drinking or smoking marijuana.

May 12, 2014


A fruit fly with bright red eyes sits on a red wall.

Fruit Fly Slumber

Ever wonder if fruit flies sleep? Find out on today's A Moment of Science.

April 15, 2014


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Breaking The World Record For Not Sleeping

How long do you think is the world record for going without sleep? (Hint: It's a really, really long time.)

March 3, 2014


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Why Do We Sleep?

We do it every night, but science still isn't sure exactly why we sleep.

February 18, 2014


Fingers appear to pinch the sun

Human Sleep Cycle Slightly Longer Than A Day

Starved of environmental cues telling us when it's time to go to sleep, our sleep cycles are actually a little longer than twenty-four hours.

January 10, 2014


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The Downside Of Looking Sleepy

There are lots of good reasons why you should try to get more sleep.

November 29, 2013


A TV screen and a lightbulb hover over a pair of bloodshot, sleep-deprived eyes.

The Costs of Sleep Deprivation

ATTENTION Night Owls! Losing sleep takes a serious toll on your health and safety.

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