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2011-12-19 08:00:00

Researchers from the OOBE Research Center have reproduced Prophet Elijah's biblical angel encounter a total of 15 times.

Wake-sleep Patterns Affect Brain Synapses During Adolescence
2011-10-10 04:39:10

An ongoing lack of sleep during adolescence could lead to more than dragging, foggy teens, a University of Wisconsin-Madison study suggests.

2011-05-05 22:18:30

A protein that helps the brain develop early in life can fight the mental fuzziness induced by sleep deprivation, according to researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

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2011-04-28 06:05:00

A new study suggests that parts of the brain can actually fall asleep for a fraction of a second when tired, despite the fact that the organ as a whole is awake at the time.

2011-03-02 08:00:00

BEACHWOOD, Ohio, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The NapMachine®, a pocket-sized media player that its inventor says facilitates one's ability to have a restorative nap, has been released by PowerNap (powernap.com), a company that has developed and marketed safe and natural sleep aids since 2001.

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.


Word of the Day
overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.