Three years after a series of incidents in which controllers were found to be sleeping on the job, a National Research Council report released Friday expressed astonishment that the Federal Aviation Administration still permits controllers to work schedules that cram…
By Rebecca Jacobson, Inside Energy
Researchers at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minn. scoured through 43,000 responses to the 2009 American College Health Association National College Health Assessment (NCHA) survey, looking for the connections between sleep problems and academic success. They found…
By Justin Scuiletti
Research published in the Journal of Neuroscience Tuesday claims that chronic sleep loss can lead to a permanent loss of brain cells -- nullifying any hope to “make up” for lost sleep.
By Bridget Shirvell
Do you get enough sleep? Answer honestly. Dr. Nathaniel Watson, Dr. Timothy Morgenthaler and the American Academy of Sleep Medicine discuss the long-term affects of your sleep habits during a live Twitter chat, Thursday Feb. 6, from 1 to 2…
Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield answered your burning questions from Twitter.
How much sleep do we need? Can we cram the proverbial eight hours into six? Miles O'Brien will tackle these questions on tonight's NewsHour broadcast. But first, we take you behind the scenes and into the water for today's Science…
Miles swims with the dolphins at Sea World.
Hari interviews Miles on the science of sleep.
Guest essayist Julia Keller from the Chicago Tribune reflects on why Americans have so much trouble getting a good night's sleep.
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