Tag Archives: Sleep

Three U.S. Scientists win Nobel Prize for work on circadian rhythms International,News,Sci/Tech

By: Brett McGarry Whether suffering from jet lag, feeling out of sync working a night shift or hitting the afternoon wave of tiredness, people experience the workings of the internal body clock, also known as the circadian rhythm. Now three scientists from the United States, Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young, have been awarded

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Sleep is good for the brain Life

By Melissa Deeder Why we sleep has been a question that scientists and philosophers have been trying to find an answer to for centuries. US scientists believe they have now found the answer; we sleep so that the brain can clean itself out. “We need to sleep because we have a microscopic cleaning system that

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Scientist make breakthrough on sleep patterns, study says Life,News

By Andrea Fernandes A group of scientists in Montreal say a big breakthrough has brought them one step closer to helping many people finally get a good night’s sleep. In a press release this week, scientists at the Douglas Mental Health University Institute in Montreal said they discovered a link that recognizes how the rapid

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