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Why Can Horses Sleep Standing Up — And Why Can't We?
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It all comes down to a little anatomical feature called the passive stay apparatus.
Everything You Need to Know About the Way Light Affects Your Sleep
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Until we evolve beyond a light-regulated circadian sleep/wake rhythm, we need to accept the relationship between light and sleep — and understand what we can do to help it along. Here's how to do just that.
Sleeping in Space Is Hard. But We're Getting Better at It
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Space missions taught us that humans could, in fact, log Zzzs in space. Unfortunately, those Zzzs aren't exactly grade-A. Changes, however, are on the horizon.
Sorry, Dudes: Napping Only Seems to Improve Working Memory in Women
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Upcoming research suggests a petite snooze has sex-specific benefits.
Scientists May Soon Be Able to Hack Our Biases, While We Sleep
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A team at Northwestern University has figured out a way to do it. Will their work lead to a brighter tomorrow?
7 Fascinating Facts About the Terrifying State of Sleep Paralysis
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The sleep disorder has birthed myths and legends throughout the centuries. But the spooky truth behind it is even more fascinating.
Study: The “Love Hormone” Has an Odd Effect on Yawning
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And it provides some more insight into the mystery of yawning.
Meet the Company Making Cryogenic Sleep a Reality
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Long-term cryogenic and hibernative sleep may be the key to getting humans to Mars — and beyond. But with research and funding active concerns, it may first come to a spa near you.
The Extreme Sleeping Quarters of Astronauts, Underwater Explorers and Antarctic Researchers
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No matter the environment, we must all sleep. Here's how those in some of the harshest and most stressful circumstances catch their Zzzs.
The A-to-Zzzs Guide to Power Napping
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Excellent news, sleepers: napping is no longer a cardinal sin. In fact, it's becoming accepted at offices far and wide. Here's everything you need to know to make the most out of the mid-day doze.