A researcher explains how to control your subconscious.
Their strange ways could tell us about the evolution of snoozing.
She's actually looking out for you.
Far out, man
Re-exposing people to a fearful stimulus while they slept helped them get rid of their fear.
A new study suggests that there are distinct differences in brain function between people who remember their dreams and those who don't.
Sleep-based therapy could provide more effective treatment for PTSD.
One full week of keeping track of absolutely everything, to see if gamification can net you a win in the game of life
Science reveals what happens when your sleeping, dreaming and waking worlds collide
Scientific justice for maligned critters
Our FYI experts tackle your burning questions . . . with the power of science!
Western architects have grand plans for helping China solve its expanding environmental crisis. But the world's dirtiest country already has the power to clean up all on its own
Want to keep pace with the competition? Forget coffeeâ€”a new class of FDA-approved stimulants will keep you working harder, better, faster and stronger
A new way to lose fat, gain it, and even turn it into medicine
A new understanding of brain chemistry could usher in an age of biologically enhanced humans
Forget medicine. Scientists want to engineer cattle that wonâ€™t get sick in the first place
It's the ultimate nightmare: a nuclear attack in the U.S. masterminded by terrorists. Here's how that could happen-- and how we can prevent it
A reader inquires: "Why can't we put people into some sort of cryogenic sleep and launch them to Mars--or to an even more distant destination, like Alpha Centauri?"
It's possible to feel â€œtiredâ€ physically and still be unable to fall asleep.
According the UCLA School of Medicine, the presence of sleep has traditionally been judged by a variety of behavioral criteria.
Workaholics, shopaholics, compulsive exercisers: Where do we draw the line on addiction?
In this intimate interview, hear insights about Sir Ernest Shackleton and the Endurance voyage as only a devoted granddaughter can have them.