Sleep Study in Antarctica Explores Role of Cultural Differences
Sleep Study in Antarctica Explores Role of Cultural Differences
Habits such as napping might influence how humans cope with extreme environments, such as those at a polar research facility in winter.
Sleep Study in Antarctica Explores Role of Cultural Differences
Sleep Study in Antarctica Explores Role of Cultural Differences

Habits such as napping might influence how humans cope with extreme environments, such as those at a polar research facility in winter.

Habits such as napping might influence how humans cope with extreme environments, such as those at a polar research facility in winter.

sleep regulation
<em>NPSR1</em> Variant Linked to Less Sleep in People: Study
NPSR1 Variant Linked to Less Sleep in People: Study
Emily Makowski | Oct 16, 2019
“Short sleeper” mice engineered to have the same sequence in the gene sleep less but show the same performance on memory tests as animals that sleep a normal amount.
Sleep Is Critical for the Zebrafish Brain to Repair DNA Damage
Sleep Is Critical for the Zebrafish Brain to Repair DNA Damage
Catherine Offord | Mar 6, 2019
Neurons can only efficiently fix genetic injuries when the animals are asleep.
Rocking Improves Sleep, Boosts Memory
Rocking Improves Sleep, Boosts Memory
Catherine Offord | Jan 24, 2019
Sleeping on a rhythmically swaying surface helps synchronize sleep oscillations in the human brain, a study finds.
Concussions May Stunt Recovery from Sleep Deprivation
Concussions May Stunt Recovery from Sleep Deprivation
Jef Akst | Nov 5, 2018
People who have suffered traumatic brain injury had slower reaction times and more false starts after disrupted sleep than well-rested controls, according to a study presented at the Society for Neuroscience meeting.
Muscles Hold a Key to Sleep Recovery
Muscles Hold a Key to Sleep Recovery
Sukanya Charuchandra | Aug 31, 2018
A protein in skeletal muscles helps mice recover from sleep deprivation.
Blind Cavefish in Mexico Offer Clues to Sleep Regulation
Blind Cavefish in Mexico Offer Clues to Sleep Regulation
Catherine Offord | Feb 6, 2018
Two studies identify a signaling pathway that contributes to the fish’s sleeplessness.
Growth-Promoting Protein Linked to REM Sleep in Rats
Growth-Promoting Protein Linked to REM Sleep in Rats
Shawna Williams | Nov 11, 2017
Brain-derived neurotrophic factor affects onset and duration of REM in the animals, but not other phases of sleep.
Christina Schmidt: Chronobiology Crusader
Christina Schmidt: Chronobiology Crusader
Karen Zusi | Feb 29, 2016
Research Fellow, Cyclotron Research Center, University of Liège. Age: 35
Contributors
Contributors
Catherine Offord | Feb 29, 2016
Meet some of the people featured in the March 2016 issue of The Scientist.