Theresa Fisher is VW's science editor. She does her best sleeping in the early morning light and her best thinking late at night.
A team at Northwestern University has figured out a way to do it. Will their work lead to a brighter tomorrow?
Once upon a time, sleep-related erections were the subject of scrutiny by the catholic church. Things get stranger from there.
And it provides some more insight into the mystery of yawning.
Those strip mall lights are sapping your sleep.
It seems the stimulant overcomes a neural slow-down
10. The Evolutionist Name: David SamsonTitle: Evolutionary biologist at The University of TorontoWhy they're interesting: Examining how human sleep has changed since Homo erectus dozed in trees A common refrain in the sleep conversatio...
14. The Equalizer Name: Michael GrandnerTitle: Director of the Sleep and Health Research Program at the University of ArizonaWhy they're interesting: Probing the relationship between sleep and socioeconomic inequality When we look at...
13. The Relationship Expert Name: Wendy Troxel Title: Senior Behavioral and Social Scientist, RAND CorporationWhy they're interesting: Studying sleep in couples Sleep has traditionally been studied as a solo behavior. But most adul...
1. The Time Master Name: Till RoennebergTitle: Chronobiologist at the Institute of Medical Psychology at Ludwig-Maximilian University Why they're interesting: Revolutionized the study of biological rhythms and sleep-wake schedules Ni...
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