Michael Rosbash, an American scientist who shared this year's Nobel Prize for medicine, bluntly criticized political developments at home in his address at the awards' gala banquet.
A neuroscientist's research and book emphasize the health threats of sleep deprivation. And another study supports some old advice: Don't go to bed angry.
As with many things in our history, humans have spent much effort trying misguidedly to control the natural instinct to sleep.
"Less efficient" sleep might explain racial disparities in the risk for certain diseases, especially in women.
Having trouble catching zzz's? It could have something to do with your sense of purpose, or lack thereof.
Violent Jewish extremism in Israel, like Islamic State, needs to be confronted and destroyed; corporate crimes abounded in 2015; meanwhile, a neuroscientist has come up with theories about why daily rhythms change as one ages. These discoveries and more after the jump.
Life Savers Ministries of Opelika misguidedly used a quote by the German dictator on a billboard; some claim the Internet is not destroying communication, but rather improving it; meanwhile, a study finds that losing sleep at night causes the brain to produce more of the Alzheimer's protein. These discoveries and more after the jump.
According to The Atlantic, scientists have discovered that "whether you're a morning person or a night owl is determined on the cellular level." A...
We've all been guilty of trying to catch a few more minutes of shut-eye in the mornings as our alarm reminds us it's time to face the day. However, though it may feel like you're cheating the clock when you hit the snooze button, you're actually doing your body more harm than good.
AlterNet's Lynn Stuart Parramore said a BBC article published last year called "The Myth of the Eight-Hour Sleep" "has permanently altered the way I think about sleep," and talks about the changes she's made to her resting habits.