Latest Wakefulness Stories

2011-01-12 15:33:54

The findings show that missing a night of sleep burns roughly 135 calories, the equivalent of two slices of bread or a 225 ml glass of semi-skimmed milk.

2010-09-03 11:31:49

It happens to the best of us, we eat a delicious home-cooked meal -- and minutes later we hit the sack.

2010-06-09 17:48:45

Sleep corrects the drift in color perception that occurs during wakefulness.

2010-01-14 20:25:41

Zebrafish studies reveal pathways affecting sleep and wakefulness that are likely shared with humans.

2009-08-20 14:20:00

Bats, birds, box turtles, humans and many other animals share at least one thing in common: They sleep. Humans, in fact, spend roughly one-third of their lives asleep, but sleep researchers still don't know why.

2008-05-09 16:37:54

If you've been recently rescued from sleepwalking, here's a possible reason why you went zombie - lack of sleep.

Word of the Day
  • An imitative word; an onomatopoetic word.
The word 'onomatope' is a back-formation from 'onomatopoeia'.