New machine learning approach can identify your circadian rhythm from a blood sample

Doctors do not currently monitor a person's circadian rhythms because there is not an efficient way to measure them

Genes related to sleep help cells stay free of toxins

Genetic research in fruit flies points to an important link between sleep and cellular housekeeping

Rest up! New research finds we remember things best in the morning

It might be useful to set some reminders for things you intend to do later in the day

Sleep deprivation prevents us from blocking out painful memories

Well-rested people are better able to suppress negative thoughts and emotions than sleep-deprived people

Some lucid dreamers can answer questions and math problems in their sleep

For the first time, scientists have been able to communicate with people while they are dreaming

Having trouble sleeping? Look to the moon for answers

New research shows that our circadian rhythms are guided by the moon as well as the sun

Have you been getting less sleep than usual? Check in with your gut!

A new study in fruit flies reveals lethal links between sleep deprivation and the gut

While you sleep, specialized neurons in your brain help you forget

Forgetting has long been considered a passive process in the brain, but new research puts that idea to bed

Your brain adjusts your body's clock according to all the colors of the rainbow

Springing forward for daylight saving time means less blue light, but also light contrasts

Go to bed: sleep deprivation changes how you experience pain

New research highlights the role of the nucleus accumbens in how sleep-deprived individuals respond to pain

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Salk scientists show that when you eat may be as important as what you eat

New work shows that the timing of diet has a dramatic effect on health and disease.

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How your immune system can give you narcolepsy

New research could lead to easier diagnoses of this rare sleep disorder