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Access to electricity is linked to reduced sleep

Blame smartphone alerts, constant connectivity and a deluge of media for our society's sleep deprivation. But the root cause of why we get less sleep now than our ancestors did could come down to a much simpler reason: artificial ...

dateJun 19, 2015 in Other
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First evidence of sleep in snails

( -- Scientists in Canada noticed pond snails spent around 10 percent of their time attached to the side of their tank with their tentacles partly withdrawn, their shells hanging away from their bodies, and with ...

dateFeb 18, 2011 in Plants & Animals report
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'Sleep talking' PCs save energy and money

Personal computers may soon save large amounts of energy by "sleep talking." Computer scientists at UC San Diego and Microsoft Research have created a plug-and-play hardware prototype for personal computers that induces a ...

dateApr 24, 2009 in Computer Sciences
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