sleep science
Sleeping for Two
Sleeping for Two
Kerry Grens | Mar 1, 2016
Poor slumber during pregnancy may have consequences beyond gestation.
Slumber Numbers
Slumber Numbers
Jef Akst | Mar 1, 2016
Ideas abound for why some animal species sleep so much more than others, but definitive data are elusive.
Perchance to Dream
Perchance to Dream
Karen Zusi | Mar 1, 2016
Mapping the dreaming brain through neuroimaging and studies of brain damage
Learning with the Lights Out
Learning with the Lights Out
Jenny Rood | Mar 1, 2016
Researchers are uncovering the link between sleep and learning and how it changes throughout our lives.
Speaking of Science
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | Mar 1, 2016
March 2016's selection of notable quotes
Contributors
Contributors
Catherine Offord | Mar 1, 2016
Meet some of the people featured in the March 2016 issue of The Scientist.
Christina Schmidt: Chronobiology Crusader
Christina Schmidt: Chronobiology Crusader
Karen Zusi | Mar 1, 2016
Research Fellow, Cyclotron Research Center, University of Liège. Age: 35
In Dogged Pursuit of Sleep
In Dogged Pursuit of Sleep
Anna Azvolinsky | Mar 1, 2016
Unearthing the root causes of narcolepsy keeps Emmanuel Mignot tackling one of sleep science’s toughest questions.
Go To Bed!
Go To Bed!
Kerry Grens | Mar 1, 2016
The immediate consequences of losing out on sleep may be harbingers of long-term repercussions.
Who Sleeps?
Who Sleeps?
The Scientist Staff, Jerome Siegel | Mar 1, 2016
Once believed to be unique to birds and mammals, sleep is found across the metazoan kingdom. Some animals, it seems, can’t live without it, though no one knows exactly why.