circadian rhythm

Sleep

Experts Answered Every Question We’ve Ever Had About Sleep

Does melatonin work? What’s my chronotype? And is it really that bad to look at my phone right before bed?
Shayla Love
10.10.18
This Week in Science

Cool Science News You Don’t Want To Miss

A 3,300-year-old mummy's healthcare, a blood test that can read your body's internal clock, and predicting who will respond to sugar pills for pain.
Shayla Love
9.14.18
Sleep

Why You're Still Tired After Sleeping In

Your Saturday afternoon fog, explained.
Suzannah Weiss
4.12.18
Sleep

This Is Why Some People Feel Most Creative Late at Night

Have a seat, smug morning people.
Dana Leventhal
3.13.18
Sleep

This Is What It's Like to Have No Internal Clock

Completely blind people lack light perception, which can mess with their lives in more ways than just abnormal sleep patterns.
Hannah Flynn
11.13.17
zzz

You Can Blame Your Eyeballs for Jet Lag

Scientists found the culprit cells, and the remedy could one day be as simple as eyedrops.
Jesse Hicks
4.18.17
It's Science

Scientists Really, Really Think School Should Start Later

Research on sleep-deprived students keeps rolling in.
Jesse Hicks
4.14.17
Fighting Words

The Travel Bug Just Makes You Sick and Insufferable

"Sick" as in bad for your health.
Joanne Spataro
3.22.17
ask a doctor

Why Do I Sneeze at the Same Time Every Day?

It turns out your nose has a clock of its own.
Kaitlin Ugolik
3.13.17
Daily Buzzkill

Jet Lag Makes You Soft, Study of Baseball Players Suggests

Flying east was associated with worse pitching and less aggressive hitting and base running.
Susan Rinkunas
1.24.17
Lab Rat

The Strange Link Between Sleepiness and Thirst

A new study hints at why you suddenly feel parched when you hit the sack.
Cassie Shortsleeve
12.6.16
Lab Rats

Mouse Study Suggests We Can Hack Our Circadian Rhythms

And in turn, battle obesity.
Ashley P. Taylor
12.1.16