<em>NPSR1</em> Variant Linked to Less Sleep in People: Study
NPSR1 Variant Linked to Less Sleep in People: Study
“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.
NPSR1 Variant Linked to Less Sleep in People: Study
NPSR1 Variant Linked to Less Sleep in People: Study

“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.

“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.

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