sleep science
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.
Sleep’s Kernel
Sleep’s Kernel
Sandip Roy, James M. Krueger | Mar 1, 2016
Surprisingly small sections of brain, and even neuronal and glial networks in a dish, display many electrical indicators of sleep.
Under the Cover of Darkness
Under the Cover of Darkness
Kerry Grens | Mar 1, 2016
The far-reaching effects of sleep loss
Characterizing Sleep
Characterizing Sleep
James M. Krueger, Sandip Roy | Mar 1, 2016
Sleep-like patterns of neural activity are apparent not just at the level of the whole brain, but also in isolated neural circuits.