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2011-12-06 23:45:00

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Wake Up Refreshed With Brain-monitoring Alarm Clock
2011-10-21 03:14:23

Researchers describe an alarm clock that monitors your brain activity and triggers its alarm within a time window you set in advance but only when your brain is in a more easily roused state rather than deep sleep.

Poor Sleep Quality Can Affect Blood Pressure
2011-08-30 08:24:38

A new study has found that older men who suffer from a lack of deep sleep are nearly twice as likely to have high blood pressure.

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2011-07-26 11:45:00

A new study by researchers at Stanford University, using a technique that manipulates light to control brain cells, has shown that broken sleep causes memory impairment in mice.

2011-07-21 12:25:31

Recently, optogenetics, which controls the activity of neuron using the light-activated protein, has been getting a lot of attention.

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2011-05-02 11:40:00

Increased bursts of sleep among infants are linked to infant growth spurts in body length, a study published in the journal Sleep found.

2011-03-06 23:01:00

National Sleep Foundation Releases Annual Sleep in America Poll Exploring Connections with Communications Technology Use and Sleep WASHINGTON, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2011 Sleep in America® poll released today by the National Sleep Foundation (NSF) finds pervasive use of communications technology in the hour before bed.

2011-01-24 23:00:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bedrooms are important to getting a good night's sleep, according to the first ever Bedroom Poll from the National Sleep Foundation.

2011-01-07 07:30:00

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Daily Burn, Inc., a leading online health and fitness solution and Zeo Inc., creators of the Zeo Personal Sleep Coach, today announced the integration of sleep quality tracking into the body metrics system on the DailyBurn website, www.DailyBurn.com.


Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.