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October 13, 2014

 

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Sleep Your Way to Better Grades

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

May 12, 2014

 

Can you imagine trying to get some quality shuteye without any eyelids?

Fruit Fly Slumber

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

April 15, 2014

 

Due to health concerns, the Guinness Book of World Records no longer accepts sleep deprivation record attempts.

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

 

Though individual sleeping needs may vary, the average person needs between seven and eight hours of sleep per night.

Why Do We Sleep?

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

February 18, 2014

 

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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

 

Ideally, every adult should be getting between eight and nine hours of sleep each night.

The Downside Of Looking Sleepy

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

November 29, 2013

 

Don't lose sleep over it.

The Costs of Sleep Deprivation

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

November 22, 2013

 

A bee takes a break on it's favorite twig.

Do Bugs Sleep?

Sorry BUGS, your brain isn't equipped for REM sleep, or any sleep for that matter.

September 10, 2013

 

Research has shown that traveling from west to east is harder on your body than east to west due to circadian rhythms

Tips For Predicting Baseball Scores

Scientists analyzed three years of major league baseball games to see if they could find a link between jet lag, and home field advantage.

August 5, 2013

 

Dolphins sleep on the surface of the water.

Marine Animals Have Interesting Sleeping Habits

Marine mammals don't sleep for a solid 8 hours a night, the way we do.

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