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Video Short: Sleepless Surgeons

How important is sleep to a surgeon's performance? Neil deGrasse Tyson visits a Harvard sleep researcher to find out.
Publish Date: Topic: Body + BrainBody & BrainBrand: NOVA ScienceNOWNOVA ScienceNOW
By Melissa Salpietra

Neurologist Jeffrey Ellenbogan of Harvard Medical School conducts research exploring just how critical sleep may be to the training and performance of doctors. Neil deGrasse Tyson visits Ellenbogan's lab to get a hands-on look at some of the experiments.

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