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More Sleep Isn't Always A Good Thing?

More Sleep Isn’t Always A Good Thing?

When is more sleep a bad thing?

It has long been thought that the amount of time spent in different stages of sleep was responsible for how well people were able to remember things.

But a new study done by researchers at the University of California and University of Padua shows that we may have been missing something.

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Can you still be productive while you sleep?

Can You Be Productive While You Sleep?

When Larry Page was a 22-year-old graduate student at Stanford in the 90s, he was struck in the middle of the night with a vision: He had somehow managed to download the entire Web and just keep the links.

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Do Reptiles Sleep Like Humans?

Do Reptiles Dream The Way Humans Do?

By Will Dunham

WASHINGTON, April 28 (Reuters) – Research in a German laboratory involving five lizards called Australian bearded dragons indicates that these reptiles may dream and could prompt a fundamental reassessment of the evolution of sleep.

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Which is better? Human sleep or animal sleep?

Which is better? Human sleep or animal sleep?

Human sleep vs. animal sleep?

Insomniacs take heart: Humans get by on significantly less sleep than our closest animal relatives. The secret, according to a new study, is that human sleep is more efficient.

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