Sleep is one of the most fundamental and basic things humans do.
If we don't get enough, terrible things begin happening to our minds and bodies. And if we don't get any sleep after too long, we'll literally die.
But many find it extremely challenging to not only get an adequate and consistent amount of sleep every night, but to do it well.
Business Insider previously turned to an expert — sleep scientist Patrick Fuller, an associate professor of neurology at Harvard Medical School — to get some answers.
Scientists discovered that every human body has a unique health-promoting team of up to a thousand kinds of microbes — a finding that is expected to fundamentally alter the research landscape.
Scientists say sleeping during the day and working at night could block necessary regeneration of damaged DNA.
The author and entrepreneur (and daughter of Deepak) says her secrets to a good night's sleep are all about what happens long before her head hits the pillow.
Last October, scientists made a splash when they determined that on average, people can only live for about 115 years. That was the magic age at which the human body and brain just petered out; it wasn’t designed to chug along much ...