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Have you considered sleep with that? How global warming may stop us getting a good night's sleep

When we think about increasing global temperatures we tend to think melting ice caps, flooding, and conspiracy theorists who believe scientists (or the Chinese) make this stuff up to exert some unknown power and influence. 886 more words


Is it true that you fall asleep more quickly if you wear warm socks? Can you lose weight while you snooze? Do you really need a solid eight hours sleep? 174 more words

Keep calm and kiwi on!*

Have you ever met anyone who said the kiwi was their favourite fruit? No, thought not. The kiwi is the jobbing extra of the fruit world, never destined to play a lead role. 392 more words


Heading back to work tomorrow? Already setting your alarm to go off at regular intervals before you wake up? Then this extract from our June release, … 879 more words

Can we modify specific stages of sleep to improve our memory?

Our memory is far from perfect. You have probably gone into another room and completely forgot what you went in there for. You stare into space and hope it will come back to you. 1,378 more words


5/7: Boston health events this week

Thanks to Boston Science and Engineering Lectures for listings. We  urge you to double-check the “Details” links for changes and cancellations and to note the asterisks regarding limited access to some events. 163 more words

Health Events In Boston

How sleep science helped me

I’m eager to share this before it disappears from the iPlayer. Here is a lecture from Professor Russell Foster CBE on the importance of sleep. It was the opening lecture in the BBC Radio 3’s Free Thinking series, which sounds like the kind of improving thing I should be listening to more. 228 more words