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What controls sleepiness?
« on: 02/09/2014 12:15:59 »
A protein called RYE short for Redeye - has a central role in the regulation of sleep...
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Re: What controls sleepiness?
« Reply #1 on: 05/03/2014 06:29:30 »
melatonin, that's the bottom line. But doing certain activities like listening to soft music can induce the brain to produce more melatonin.

I wonder if you can "mutate an animal" to require less sleep, what if we can make an animal get enough sleep in just one hour! that would be weird!  Que x-files music :)
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