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X-Men of Sleep: The Mutation You Wish You Had

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A rare gene mutation allows carriers to wake up bright-eyed and bushy tailed after fewer than six hours of sleep per night – every single night.

Four Smells That Will Change The Way You Sleep

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Sniff sniff... is that the smell of sleep? These odors won't just help you sleep – they'll help perk you up in the morning too.

Could You Survive an Endless Night?

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What would happen if sunrise never came? How would we sleep? In experiments in caves and bunkers, some sleep researchers found out personally.

Does Sugar Keep You Up at Night?

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The idea that sugar wakes you up and gives you energy is one of the most common food myths around. The truth about sugar and sleep may surprise you.
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