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Sleep is a physiological behavior that is common in all animal species. It forms around one third of a human life. It is not known clearly the exact functions of sleep but it seems to be essential for survival as prolonged sleep deprivation leads to severe physical impairment followed by cognitive loss and eventually death.
Metabolites may be predictive indicators for recurrent major depressive disorder

Metabolites may be predictive indicators for recurrent major depressive disorder

Study sheds light on molecular underpinnings of long-term memory

Study sheds light on molecular underpinnings of long-term memory

Study examines effect of wind turbine noise on sleep, wellbeing of nearby residents

Study examines effect of wind turbine noise on sleep, wellbeing of nearby residents

Researchers investigate solutions to make cell membranes resistant to coronavirus entry

Researchers investigate solutions to make cell membranes resistant to coronavirus entry

Researchers document effect of air pollution on people experiencing homelessness

Researchers document effect of air pollution on people experiencing homelessness

Study shows sleep apnea may be a risk factor for COVID-19

Study shows sleep apnea may be a risk factor for COVID-19

Study suggests that melatonin may be a viable treatment option for COVID-19

Study suggests that melatonin may be a viable treatment option for COVID-19

Research highlights the lack of data about lesser-known cannabis compounds

Research highlights the lack of data about lesser-known cannabis compounds

Pesco-Mediterranean Diet May Lower Risk for Heart Disease

Pesco-Mediterranean Diet May Lower Risk for Heart Disease

Combining stem cell therapy with educational intervention can help children with autism

Combining stem cell therapy with educational intervention can help children with autism

Neuronal connections that trigger insomnia linked to stress-induced changes in the immune system

Neuronal connections that trigger insomnia linked to stress-induced changes in the immune system

IMT school researcher receives ERC grant to study mechanisms that regulate sleep

IMT school researcher receives ERC grant to study mechanisms that regulate sleep

Honeybee venom rapidly destroys aggressive breast cancer cells

Honeybee venom rapidly destroys aggressive breast cancer cells

Scientists propose a promising new tool based on optogenetics to study neurons

Scientists propose a promising new tool based on optogenetics to study neurons

Enhancing Breast Cancer Therapy through Killing ‘Sleeper Cells’

Enhancing Breast Cancer Therapy through Killing ‘Sleeper Cells’

Phthalate exposure associated with sleep disruptions in midlife women

Phthalate exposure associated with sleep disruptions in midlife women

cryo-EM images reveal proteins involved in brain activity

cryo-EM images reveal proteins involved in brain activity

EEG study in split-brain patients shines light on sleep slow waves

EEG study in split-brain patients shines light on sleep slow waves

Disrupted circadian rhythms in older adults linked to increased risk of Parkinson's disease

Disrupted circadian rhythms in older adults linked to increased risk of Parkinson's disease

Study uncovers two brain phenomena that may explain ketamine's side-effects

Study uncovers two brain phenomena that may explain ketamine's side-effects