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Prenatal Stress Keeps Infants, Toddlers up at Night, Study Says
...atic nucleus which act as a signaling system that tunes
the bodys internal clock. This signaling system helps to properly regulate daily rhythms of waking, sleeping, even hunger that is, if its formation has not been disrupted. This could explain why sound sleep doesnt come easily to kids whose signa...
Eavesdropping comes naturally to young song sparrows
...g song sparrows were listening to and learning the tunes
sung by their neighbors. University of Washington researchers exploring how male song sparrows (Melospiza melodia) acquire their song repertoires have found the first evidence that young birds choose many of their songs by eavesdropping on the tunef...
To elude bats, a moth keeps its hearing in tune
...f bats and moths—for example, as the moth cleverly tunes
its ear to enhance its detection of bats, do some bats in turn modify their calls to avoid detection by moths" The authors point out that, in view of the vast diversity of bat calls, this is to be expected. ...
New mechanism explains glucose effect on wakefulness
..."provide important new insights into how the brain tunes
arousal and metabolism according to body-energy levels." ...