Monthly Archives: October 2012


Dolphins Remain Alert for Weeks Without Sleep

Posted 24 October 2012 by Anne-Marie Hodge

Modern society seems to wage a constant battle with the biological need to sleep.  We have arrays of caffeinated beverages, 24-hour stores at our disposal, and technology the provides round-the-clock entertainment sources. If you have ever been a shift worker, a new parent, a desperate student during finals week, or have traveled across multiple time zones, it’s likely that you have experienced just how mentally and physically overwhelming it can feel to be in a state of sleep deprivation.  Although... Read more