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WSU Spokane researchers isolate smallest unit of sleep to date


June 9, 2015

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Washington State University (WSU) Spokane scientists have grown a tiny group of brain cells that can be induced to fall asleep, wake up and even show rebound sleep after "staying up late." The study--the first to document that sleep originates in small neural networks--opens the door to deeper understanding of the genetic, molecular and electrical aspects underlying sleep disorders.Full Story

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