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Brain's 'Sleep Switch' Found

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 05.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Scientists have identified a protein molecule in the brains of fruit flies that they believe is the "switch" that controls the flies' internal drive to sleep -- and that a similar mechanism likely exists for human sleep as well.

Scientists Pinpoint The Brain's 'Sleep Switch'

Posted 02.24.2014 | Healthy Living

Scientists may have found the sleep "switch" that tells the brain it's time to shut those eyes, according to a new Neuron study in fruit flies. Th...