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Sleep cycles can affect an athlete's performance

If you watched Sunday's Super Bowl, you witnessed its improbable ending: Jermaine Kearse’s remarkable catch near the end; Seattle coach Pete Carroll's surprising play call at the goal line; and the interception that clinched the win for the New England Patriots. Would the outcome have been different had the game been played at a different time of day? We'll never know. But new research may provide an intriguing insight.

Health

Losing sleep? Blame your favorite electronic device

Bad news for e-book readers: Using one, instead of a book, or using a tablet or smartphone in the evenings before bed disrupts normal sleep patterns and alters the natural circadian rhythms crucial to healthy sleep. Now a new study confirms it in even more detail.

Health

Losing sleep? Blame your favorite electronic device

Bad news for e-book readers: Using one, instead of a book, or using a tablet or smartphone in the evenings before bed disrupts normal sleep patterns and alters the natural circadian rhythms crucial to healthy sleep. Now a new study confirms it in even more detail.

Sports

Sleep cycles can affect an athlete's performance

If you watched Sunday's Super Bowl, you witnessed its improbable ending: Jermaine Kearse’s remarkable catch near the end; Seattle coach Pete Carroll's surprising play call at the goal line; and the interception that clinched the win for the New England Patriots. Would the outcome have been different had the game been played at a different time of day? We'll never know. But new research may provide an intriguing insight.