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CBS News

Research reveals how sleep helps "hit the 'save button' on your memories"
CBS News
New research shows another reason why you should be getting a good night's sleep: it could help save your memory. A study published recently in the journal Cell Press found that as we age, the connection between sleep and memory formation begins to ...
Offbeat brain rhythms during sleep make older adults forgetUC Berkeley

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The Week Magazine

5 science-backed tips for getting more sleep
The Week Magazine
Ever have trouble getting to sleep? Or staying asleep? Or you get plenty of shut-eye but you're not refreshed? Everyone wants to get better sleep. But sleep trouble is incredibly common. And feeling tired the next day isn't the half of it. By not ...



Netdoctor

The 2018 sleep trends an expert wants you to know about
Netdoctor
As we approach the new year, many of us will be taking a step back from the festivities to think about what it is that we really want out of 2018… And what bad habits we'll be putting to bed along with the previous 12 months. When it comes to sleep ...



Fast Company

This doll gives new parents the gift of sleep
Fast Company
That's because the Lulla is scientifically proven to help preemies, newborns, babies, and toddlers sleep better. The doll, which took three years of extensive user-testing to develop, comes with a built-in noisemaker that provides eight hours of ...



Mental Floss

This Cuddly Robot Is Designed to Lull You to Sleep
Mental Floss
For people seeking all the benefits of a human sleeping companion without the human part, there's a new Kickstarter-backed product. As Mashable reports, Somnox, the self-proclaimed “world's first sleep robot,” is designed to give you a more comfortable ...



Minneapolis Star Tribune

Need for better sleep is mother of this hammock invention
Minneapolis Star Tribune
I wondered: Can I just sleep in the hammock?” Warnock found he could. His sleep improved, and he loved cutting pounds. But when he went looking for a rig more suitable to backpacking than his day hammock, which had no bug net or what's called an ...

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National Institutes of Health (press release)

To sleep or not: Researchers explore complex genetic network behind sleep duration
National Institutes of Health (press release)
The study, conducted using fruit fly populations bred to model natural variations in human sleep patterns, provides new clues to how genes for sleep duration are linked to a wide variety of biological processes. Researchers say a better understanding ...
A complex genetic network controls whether fruit flies need to sleep inEurekAlert (press release)

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NJ.com

Does sleep tracking lead to a restful night? | Logged On
NJ.com
Health tracking apps and devices are big business now, and you've probably tried a few already, yourself. Many of us use phone apps or bracelets to count our steps, and nutrition apps to count our calories. With so many of us getting too little rest ...



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