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A Smartwatch App to Monitor Your Sleep

A Smartwatch App to Monitor Your Sleep

Researchers in Germany have been working on a smartwatch app that can monitor the user sleep habits, analyzing sleep movements and helping doctors diagnosing and treating people with sleeping problems. Sleep laboratories have expensive equipment and skilled team which monitors ...

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Scientists Discover Sleep REM Disorder Mechanism

Scientists Discover Sleep REM Disorder Mechanism

Researchers from the University of Toronto discovered how two powerful brain chemical systems work together to paralyze muscles during REM sleep. This finding may help scientists better understand and treat sleep disorders, including narcolepsy, tooth grinding and might even shed ...

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Sleeping after you Learn will Help you Remember

Sleeping after you Learn will Help you Remember

Professor Jessica Payne from the (Credit: Notre Dame Department of Psychology) Leran – Sleep (Credit: University of Notre Dame) Researchers from the University of Notre Dame discovered that going to sleep after learning new information might be the best way ...

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Jawbone Creates Up to Improve Health

Jawbone Creates Up to Improve Health

Accessory company Jawbone recently revealed their latest creation. “Up,” a hardware and software system that tracks the eating, sleeping, and movements of its wearers, gives them a picture of their overall health. The wristband is about the same size and ...

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Phoenix – 30 Picowatts Chip

Phoenix – 30 Picowatts Chip

Researchers at the University of Michigan have developed a low-power microchip which uses 30,000 times less power in sleep mode and 10 times less in active mode than similar chips now on the market. Named the Phoenix Processor, it is ...

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