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Scientific American

Jellyfish Caught Snoozing Give Clues to Origin of Sleep
Scientific American
The purpose and evolutionary origins of sleep are among the biggest mysteries in neuroscience. Every complex animal, from the humblest fruit fly to the largest blue whale, sleeps—yet scientists can't explain why any organism would leave itself ...
Even Without a Brain, Jellyfish Still Need to SleepSmithsonian
Even Jellyfish SleepThe Atlantic
Do All Animals Sleep? Brainless Jellyfish Still Need Rest, Study FindsNewsweek
New York Times -Washington Post -Science Magazine -Caltech
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US Navy Orders Sailors to Get More Sleep After Recent Collisions
The U.S. military is concerned its sailors are getting so little sleep on deployment that they're rendered as unfit for work as if they were drunk. A new directive by the head of Naval Surface Forces and obtained by Stars and Stripes demands that naval ...
US Navy Creates New Sleep, Watch Rules After Fatal Ship CollisionsOne America News Network (press release)

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The Economist (blog)

Sleep pods are becoming increasingly common at airports
The Economist (blog)
IN THEORY, overnight air travel should be wonderfully convenient. Instead of booking a hotel for the night and losing a day, travellers simply sleep while they fly.
Several sleep pod companies compete for airport space - SFGateSFGate

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Undiagnosed sleep apnea caused 2 NYC train crashes. Could you have sleep apnea, too?
Sleep apnea is a chronic disorder in which breathing can pause during sleep for a few seconds to minutes — it can happen 30 times or more an hour. The disorder often goes undiagnosed because it can't be detected during routine doctor visits or by a ...

Strange but true: Sleep deprivation can help depression. Penn scientists want to know why
Scientists have been studying sleep deprivation and depression ever since. A University of Pennsylvania research team has brought the data up to the present with a new meta-analysis — a study that pools data from other people's studies — of the last ...
Sleep deprivation might be the antidote for depression | New York PostNew York Post
The scientific reason why sleep deprivation *might* make you happierWell+Good
Penn study confirms anti-depressant effects of sleep
Daily Mail -Monthly Prescribing Reference (registration) -The Sun
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New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV

NTSB: Sleep apnea undiagnosed in engineers connected to 2 train crashes
New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV
The engineers of two commuter trains that slammed into New York City-area stations in the last year, killing one person and injuring more than 200 others, were suffering from undiagnosed sleep apnea and have no memory of the crashes, according to ...
Drivers in LIRR and NJ Transit Crashes Had 'Severe' Sleep Apnea, NTSB SaysDNAinfo
NTSB: Engineers in NYC-area train crashes had sleep apnea10TV
US Safety Board Says Train Crash Engineers Had Undiagnosed Sleep DisorderInsurance Journal
Wall Street Journal (subscription)
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New survey reveals the most sleep-deprived majors of 2017
The Tab
Animal Science is the major with the most sleep-deprived students in America, according to a new survey, as they sleep just 4.9 hours per night. And notoriously tough majors like Architecture, Biochemistry and Engineering all sleep around just six ...

Chicago Tribune

ADHD may be a type of sleep disorder - Chicago Tribune
Chicago Tribune
Over the past two decades, U.S. parents and teachers have reported epidemic levels of children with trouble focusing, impulsive behavior and so much energy ...

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White noise, pillow inflator and other tech to help you sleep better
More than a third of Americans say they don't get the recommended seven hours or more of sleep per night, and more than 12,000 TODAY viewers responded to an online quiz about sleep. As Savannah Guthrie reveals the results, sleep expert Dr. Rebecca ...

Scott Disick Says He Tries to Sleep with Kourtney Kardashian 'Once a Week' as She Takes Aim at His 'Debauchery'
Two and a half years after she officially ended their nine-year relationship, Kourtney Kardashian has gone through more ups and downs with Scott Disick than she can count. On Sunday's 10th anniversary special (which was taped in April), Kourtney, her ...

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