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Posts tagged sleep

November 25, 2010

 

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Myth: Turkey Makes You Sleepy On Thanksgiving

Do you get sleepy on Thanksgiving and blame the turkey? Well, you're wrong to do so!

August 31, 2010

 

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Are Heavy Sleepers Smarter Than Light Sleepers?

Are you a heavy sleeper? Well, chances are, your brain is working hard while you're at rest!

February 19, 2010

 

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What Time Of Day Is Best To Feed Infants So That They Fall Asleep?

Find out why mothers who save breast milk in bottles during the day are in for a long night

July 28, 2009

 

Redheaded Woman

Knocking Out Redheads

Did you know that people with red hair need more anesthesia during surgery than other people? Find out why on this Moment of Science.

December 30, 2008

 

Man sleeping on couch

You Snooze or You Lose

It's such a commonplace event that you probably never asked yourself why you sleep. But from a scientific point of view, this is far from a mundane matter.

October 14, 2008

 

Man sleeping in bed

Early-morning Shivers

If you've ever stayed up the whole night through, you may have noticed that you begin to feel cold in the hours just before morning. Why does this happen?

September 29, 2008

 

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Can’t Sleep? Warm Your Hands!

Have you been having trouble sleeping lately? Learn about an interesting way to cure insomnia!

September 9, 2008

 

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Melatonin: The Hormone Of Darkness

Find out why melatonin is called "the hormone of darkness."

July 11, 2008

 

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Sleeping in the Deep

Scientists have long wondered how cetaceans, such as whales and dolphins, are able to get enough sleep. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

July 6, 2008

 

Sleeping cat on its back

Cat Nap

How is it that cats can sleep so much? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

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