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Snoozing Late on the Weekends Won’t Make Up for Your Sleep-Deprived Weeknights

Sleeping in late on the weekends won’t protect you from the ravages of barely sleeping during the work week, suggests a new study. While extra weekend sleeping did temporarily help volunteers eat lighter and better control their blood sugar, the health benefits went away as soon as they started not sleeping much again. In some ways, they were even worse off than people who consistently slept poorly. Continue reading Snoozing Late on the Weekends Won’t Make Up for Your Sleep-Deprived Weeknights

A fish that barely sleeps could help turn humans into all-night party animals

There’s something about the blind Mexican cavefish that will make you quite jealous: To survive and thrive, they require just two hours of sleep each night; no more, no less. Imagine everything you could do with those extra six hours.

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‘Never Go to Bed Angry’: Sleep Makes It Harder to Forget Bad Thoughts

The age-old advice to “never go to bed angry” is getting some support from new research.

Researchers found that men in the study were less able to suppress a negative memoryafter they slept than they were before they slept.

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A Great White Shark Got Caught Napping on Camera for the First Time Ever

Do you know what a sleeping great white shark looks like? It’s never been seen before. Until now. A robotic submersible captured the first-ever footage of a great white taking a nap, and you can see it innocently catch some zzzs with its mouth hanging wide open. It looks maybe seven percent less frightening than a great white that’s awake.

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